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Stranger Things: 'Summer is Coming' in Season 3 Teaser
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
While winter might have come and gone to the world of <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones">Game of Thrones</a>, Netflix reminds viewers that "summer is coming" with a new teaser for  <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/stranger-things-3/">Stranger Things</a> Season 3.

John Wick 4 Confirmed, Sets Sights on Release Date
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following contains spoilers for <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/john-wick-3/">John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum</a>, in theaters now.</strong></em>

REPORT: Falcon & Winter Soldier Could Feature Two More MCU Veterans
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
In <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/falcon-and-winter-soldier">Falcon & Winter Soldier</a>, two veteran heroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Anthony Mackie's Sam Wilson and Sebastian Stan's Bucky Barnes, will step out of Captain America's shadow into their own adventures.

Nightwing's 10 Best Costumes, Ranked
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/nightwing/">Nightwing</a> is one of the coolest DC characters to have ever lived. Sure, that sounds biased, but really, it's just the truth. The DC universe has a ton of amazing characters, but Nightwing has stood the test of time of being a character that has gone from dorky to cool—from Robin to Nightwing. The character has been as cool as Batman, and for some, even cooler. He went out and claimed his rightful title as Nightwing, stepping out of the shadows of Batman and becoming a hero in his own right. He has had some amazing adventures, both in love and in fighting, and we have loved reading about them and watching them.

Thor Concept Art Reveals Mads Mikkelsen Could Have Played Malekith
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 7:05 AM GMT
A newly-released piece of Marvel Cinematic Universe concept art features Mad Mikkelsen as the villainous dark elf Malekith the Accursed, the primary antagonist of 2013's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/thor-the-dark-world/">Thor: The Dark World</a>.

John Wick: Chapter 3's Biggest Plot Holes
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 6:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following contains spoilers for <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/john-wick-3/">John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum</a>, in theaters now.</strong></em>

Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke Defends, Explains Daenerys' Season 8 Arc
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 6:05 AM GMT
From its premiere through its finale, the final season of  <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Game of Thrones</a> polarized fans and critics alike.

The 10 Most Powerful Heralds of Galactus, Ranked
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 6:05 AM GMT
<a href="http://cbr.com/tag/galactus/">Galactus</a> has always been one of the biggest threats to the Universe, and also one of the most powerful. Finding his way into Earth-616 at the beginning of its creation, he has been the ‘Devourer of Worlds’ ever since.

REVIEW: Neil Gaiman's Long-Awaited Good Omens Mostly Delivers
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
A screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s celebrated 1990 fantasy <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/good-omens/"><em>Good Omens</em></a> was in the works for nearly two decades, and outlived Pratchett himself, who died in 2015 when the future of the project was still in doubt. It’s impossible to say how the version of <em>Good Omens</em> that arrives May 31 on Amazon compares to the feature Terry Gilliam planned to direct, or the series that Terry Jones had been co-writing.

Penny Dreadful: Brent Spiner Joins Showtime Series
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
A <em>Star Trek: The Next Generation </em>veteran has joined the cast of the upcoming season of <em>Penny Dreadful</em>.

VIDEO: Why We Should Worry About Hulk After Avengers: Endgame
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/">Avengers: Endgame</a> saw a new evolution for the Hulk that combined his strength with the intelligence of Bruce Banner. The once unpredictable smashing machine now has the ability to think clearly and intelligently. However, should we worry about Hulk in the aftermath of <em>Endgame</em>?

Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke Feared Being Fired After Her Aneurysms
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Game of Thrones</a><em> </em>star Emilia Clarke has recently gone on the record discussing her health problems while filming the acclaimed HBO series. In a new interview, the 32-year-old actor describes what it was like to be on the set filming while recovering from two brain hemorrhages.

Boruto: Naruto's New Enemy Is More Powerful Than We Imagined
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following contains spoilers for </strong></em><strong><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/boruto/">Boruto</a></strong><em><strong> #34 by Ukyō Kodachi and Mikio Ikemotoon, on sale now.</strong></em>

11 times Gotham Ignored DC Comics Canon
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
<span style="font-weight: 400;">In 2014, FOX aired the first episode of <em>Gotham</em>, a show following Jim Gordon, a cop on the GCPD who is trying to keep Gotham City from destroying itself and working as an extended origin to everyone's favorite caped crusader, Batman. The show was met with a mixed bag of reactions due to the fact that it didn't necessarily follow the Batman comic canon.</span>

Emilia Clarke Knows What She'd Change if Game of Thrones Reshot Season 8
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
<strong><em>WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for the series finale of </em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a><em>.</em></strong>

Rest Easy, Game of Thrones' Finale Delivers THAT Reunion
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
<strong><em>WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for the finale of </em><em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a>, "The Iron Throne," which aired Sunday on HBO.</em></strong>

Dark Phoenix: Jean Grey Undergoes a Fiery Transformation in Motion Poster
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
Sophie Turner's Jean Grey transforms into the Dark Phoenix on a new motion poster for 20th Century Fox's <em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/x-men-dark-phoenix/">Dark Phoenix</a>.</em>

Avengers: Endgame BTS Photo Shows a Passed Out Chris Hemsworth
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
Of all the Avengers to undergo changes over the course of <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/">Avengers: Endgame</a>, perhaps none were as outwardly drastic as Thor's change in physique.

Supergirl's Finale Teases Season 5 Threats & Crisis On Infinite Earths
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT

We Are Iron Man: 10 Tony Stark Quotes That Prove He’s All Of Us
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
<p style="text-align: center;"><strong><em>Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame</em></strong></p>

Supergirl: Melissa Benoist Shares a Revealing Goodbye for Season 4 Finale
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for the Season 4 finale of <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/supergirl-tv/">Supergirl</a>, "The Quest For Peace."</strong></em>

Don't Worry, Robert Pattinson, Fans ALWAYS Hate the Batman Casting
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 1:05 AM GMT
Anyone who has kept up with Robert Pattinson’s career since the <i>Twilight</i> movies can tell you he’s developed into a brilliant, chameleon-like actor capable of disappearing into roles. So of course people are angry that he may be cast as Batman.

Brightburn: James Gunn's Evil Superboy Film Drops Terrifying Final Trailer
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 1:05 AM GMT
After being (<a href="https://www.cbr.com/james-gunn-disney-rehire-better-for-warner-bros-dc/">temporarily</a>) removed from <em>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3</em>, James Gunn remained involved in crafting a superhero film. The upcoming <em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/brightburn/">Brightburn</a> </em>was produced by Gunn, and if you weren't sure already, the final trailer makes it clear the film is a return to Gunn's horror roots.

Captain Marvel Concept Art Reveals a Very Different Supreme Intelligence
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 1:05 AM GMT
A new piece of early concept art from <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/captain-marvel-film/">Captain Marvel</a> reveals a very different appearance for the Kree's powerful artificial intelligence leader, the Supreme Intelligence.

Twilight Zone's Six Degrees of Freedom Shocking Twist, Explained
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following contains spoilers for </strong></em><strong><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/the-twilight-zone/">The Twilight Zone</a></strong><em><strong>, Episode 6: "Six Degrees of Freedom."</strong></em>

10 Villains We Want To See Falcon Face As Captain America
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-endgame/"><em>Avengers: Endgame</em></a> delivered a satisfying finality to a slew of stories from the past 11 years. But it also brought with it a lot of changes that will start to become apparent with the beginning of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. One of the most significant conclusions was Steve Rogers' retirement. The Avenger went back in time and lived out his life, so now he is far too old to be Captain America. That brought with it a game-changing decision.

Greg Capullo Joins Todd McFarlane to Illustrate Spawn #300
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
The 300th issue of <em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/spawn/">Spawn</a> </em>will see creator Todd McFarlane joined by a number of collaborators, including the return of the series' longtime artist Greg Capullo.

Lord Drakkon: How Tommy Morphed Into the Power Rangers Ultimate Villain
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
Outside of the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/mighty-morphin-power-rangers/">Mighty Morphin Power Rangers</a> movies and TV series, BOOM! Studios has created something fresh and invigorating with its own comic line. Here, the Rangers have found themselves fighting a villain influenced by the evil Green Ranger from the show who calls himself Lord Drakkon.

EXCLUSIVE: Angel #3 Cover and Story Details Tease Showdown With Demon
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
An exclusive look at the covers and plot of BOOM! Studios' <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/angel/">Angel</a> #3, by writer Bryan Edward Hill and artist Gleb Melnikov, teases the titular vampire having a showdown in a hospital against a demon.

Star Trek Promo Examines What Makes Patrick Stewart's Picard So Iconic
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
Since his debut at the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise over 30 years ago in <em>Star Trek: The Next Generation</em>, Captain Jean-Luc Picard has led the venerable <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/star-trek/">Star Trek</a> franchise beyond the legacy of the original series and become one of the most iconic, fan-favorite characters in all of science fiction.

All Hail Sansa, the True Winner of Game of Thrones
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
<strong><em>WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for the series finale of </em><em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a>.</em></strong>

Avengers: Endgame Beats Avatar at the Domestic Box Office
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/"><em>Avengers: Endgame</em></a> has passed James Cameron's <em>Avatar</em> at the domestic box office, placing the Marvel Studios sequel just behind <em>Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</em>

Supergirl: [SPOILER] Dies in the Season 4 Finale
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT

Game of Thrones Finale Gets One of the Series' Worst Rotten Tomatoes Scores
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
After eight seasons, HBO's massively popular fantasy series <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a> has come to an end, finally settling the driving question of who will rule Westeros. With expectations astronomically high, the critical response has been sharply divided, leading to one of the lowest scores for a single episode on review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes.

Star Wars: 10 Major Comics Moments That Aren’t Canon Anymore
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
When Disney took control of the <em><a href="http://cbr.com/tag/star-wars">Star Wars</a> </em>franchise through <a href="https://screenrant.com/disney-acquires-lucasfilm-star-wars-7-release-date/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">its acquisition of Lucasfilm</a>, it made the controversial decision to jettison much of the existing Expanded Universe lore. As part of this extensive overhaul of the saga’s continuity, over 20 years-worth of adventures published by Dark Horse Comics were relegated to non-canon, “Legends” status.

Game of Thrones: First a Coffee Cup, Now a Water Bottle
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for the series finale of Game of Thrones, "The Iron Throne," which premiered Sunday on HBO.</strong></em>

Sony to Adapt Its PlayStation Games for Film & TV
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
Sony Interactive Entertainment is expanding beyond video games with the launch of PlayStation Productions, an in-house production studio built to develop television series and movies based on the Playstation's video game library.

Daredevil Has Hung Up His Mask, But Why, and For How Long
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/daredevil/">Daredevil</a> #5, by writer Chip Zdarsky and artist Marco Checchetto, on sale now</strong></em>

Manhunter Makes Her DC Rebirth Debut in Action Comics #1011 Preview
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
Superman and Lois Lane will need all the help they can get in order to take down Leviathan, so it's probably a good thing Manhunter makes her presence known in DC's Rebirth continuity for the first time in Brian Michael Bendis and Steve Epting's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/action-comics/">Action Comics</a> #1011.

Spider-Carnage: Every Time Spider-Man Bonded With the Deadly Symbiote
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
For <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/spider-man">Spider-Man</a> fans of the '90s, Carnage was the greatest single force of evil and horror. As a monstrous serial killer with alien powers who pried spines from flesh, Carnage posed the ultimate threat. While he wasn't as emotionally dangerous as Green Goblin, as intertwined with Parker's life as Doc Ock, or as morally ambiguous as Venom, Carnage was portrayed as the ultimate adversary of Spider-Man.

Westworld Season 3 Teaser Trailer Changes Everything
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
The first teaser for the upcoming third season of <em><a href="https://cbr.com/tag/westworld">Westworld</a> </em>has been released online.

Elvira Spring Special
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
Everyone's favorite Mistress of the Macabre, Elvira is spinning her wheels hostessing horror film festivals at the local drive-in when she discovers the opportunity to get in good with George Rottmero, producer of the greatest, grittiest, most realistic horror movies ever. The Dark Damsel uses all of her charms to impress the mysterious movie mogul and she is immediately cast in his latest scream-inducing spectacles, his masterpieces of murder and mayhem featuring the most realistic zombies anyone ever saw this side of an open casket! When she discovers the grave secret behind Rottmero's success, her dreams of super stardom might become deader than her undead co-stars! Will all of her efforts just be one big bust... because Elvira knows all about big busts!

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #4
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
Things heat up in the penultimate issue of Twilight Command! One of Flores’s own puts his life on the line for his squad, and the Cylon plot proves to be much more of a threat than anyone imagined!

James Bond: Blackbox TP
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT

Killer Groove #2
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
The music plays on and the killing continues as we delve further into this pulpy LA tale of musicians, contract killers and PIs. Iggy teaches Jonny the finer points of his violent new occupation, while Jackie and Raúl reconnect investigating Lucy's missing father.

John Wick Reimagined as an NES Game Will Trigger Your Nostalgia
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
The <em><a href="https://cbr.com/tag/john-wick">John Wick</a> </em>films have always been a throwback to a more straight-forward action genre. If the series had been created in the 1980s, it would have undoubtedly been adapted into a game for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Now, we have an idea of what that would have looked like.

Who Won the Game of Thrones
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
<strong><em>WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for the series finale of </em><em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a>.</em></strong>

WWE Money in the Bank: Naomi's Ring Gear Inspired by Classic Teen Titan
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
<strong>The following contains spoilers for the 2019 Money in the Bank WWE event.</strong>

The 10 Most Brutal Batman Vs. Robin Fights, Ranked
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
No other dynamic duo compares to Batman and Robin. Since 1940, the Caped Crusader and has trained multiple young men and women - hoping to one day mold them into worthy successors of his mantle. But things don't always work out so great in a mentor/student, parent/child relationship.

Hobbs & Shaw: Dwayne Johnson Confirms Production Has Wrapped
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 7:05 AM GMT
According to one of the film's stars, Dwayne Johnson, <em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/hobbs-and-shaw/">Hobbs and Shaw</a>, </em>has officially wrapped production.

Is Bray Wyatt's Creepy New Mask Actually Inspired by Joker's Scariest Look?
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 6:05 AM GMT
For people who are fans of both professional wrestling and comic books, seeing the two intertwine is not uncommon. For as many comic creators that tune in weekly to their favorite wrestling programs, there are just as many performers who don ring gear or create gimmicks inspired by the Big Two roster of superheroes and supervillains.

She-Ra Gets Graphic Novel Adaptation - Legend of the Fire Princess
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 6:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/she-ra-and-the-princesses-of-power/"><em>She-Ra and the Princesses of Power</em></a> creator Noelle Stevenson has <a href="https://twitter.com/Gingerhazing/status/1123643183844315141" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">announced</a><em> Legend of the Fire Princess</em>, a new original graphic novel based on the animated Netflix originals series.

Whatever Happened to Gravity, Marvel's Once-Promising Young Hero?
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
Marvel Comics has a history of growing young heroes into staples within their comic universe. Such reinventions are the lifeblood of the worlds they've created. Entire teams of promising young heroes have answered the call, from the Young Avengers to the New Mutants and, more recently, the Champions. Not all young heroes reach their potential, though. Such is the case with Marvel's once-promising hero <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/gravity/">Gravity.</a>

VIDEO: How Avengers: Endgame Might Have Set Up Black Panther 2's Villain
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/">Avengers: Endgame</a> saw many of Wakanda's most important heroes, many of whom were killed in the Decimation, returned to life, with the end of the film giving a brief glimpse of T'Challa and his family at their palace. As Marvel Cinematic Universe films tend to be connected, some fans think <em>Endgame </em>might just hold a major clue as to the villain in <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/black-panther-2/">Black Panther 2</a>.

Captain Marvel Featurette Sees Film's Stars Celebrating Armed Forces Day
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/captain-marvel-film/">Captain Marvel</a> has close ties to the United States Air Force, with many of its main characters being members of that particular branch of the military. Marvel Studios has released a new featurette in honor of Armed Forces Day, which was May 18.

Did David Prowse Really Know Vader Was Luke's Father When He Spoiled It?
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
<u><b>MOVIE URBAN LEGEND</b></u>: David Prowse revealed a secret he was entrusted with when he told a crowd of fans that Darth Vader was going to be revealed to be Luke Skywalker's father.

John Wick: Chapter 3's Most Brutal Kills
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
<strong><em>WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/john-wick-3/">John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum</a>, in theaters now.</em></strong>

Who's the Next Batman? It Depends Who You Ask
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
After months -- OK, <em>years</em> -- of speculation, the question of who will star in writer/director Matt Reeves' <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/the-batman/"><em>The Batman</em></a> was seemingly answered last week with a report that <a href="https://www.cbr.com/report-pattinson-cast-as-batman/">Robert Pattinson is deep in negotiations to play the Dark Knight</a>. However, no sooner had that news broken on Variety, Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter cast doubts on the certainty of the deal, and suggested there were still other actors in the mix.

Mulan Remake Star Reveals Details About the Film's New Villain
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
1998's <a href="http://www.cbr.com/tag/mulan" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Mulan</a>, which was a loose adaptation of an ancient Chinese legend, followed Fa Mulan as she masqueraded as a man in the Chinese army in order to spare her father from another war. In the film, Mulan and the imperial army march across the land to face the Hun invasion, which is led by the ruthless Shan Yu, the film's main antagonist.

Keanu Reeves Wants To Play John Constantine Again
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
Before playing the title role in the <em>John Wick </em>series, <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/keanu-reeves/">Keanu Reeves</a> starred in Warner Bros.' <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/constantine/">Constantine</a> film, based on the DC Comics/Vertigo character of the same name. Although that movie came out over a decade ago, he says he'd like to play John Constantine again.

The Best Venom Funko Pops (and Where to Buy Them)
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 4:05 AM GMT
While Venom has been around for the past 31 years, there's never been a better time to be a fan of Venom. Marvel's alien symbiote recently starred in his own<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/venom"> highly-successful film</a>. In comics, Venom seems set to play a central role as his nemesis Carnage targets the Marvel Universe in the upcoming <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/absolute-carnage/">Absolute Carnage</a> event. With his resurgent popularity, there are more Venom products and collectibles on sale than ever before. From action figures to apparel, there are tons of ways that you can show off your love for the antihero.

After Avengers: Endgame, Will the MCU Introduce Riri Williams?
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
<p style="text-align: left;"><em>Avengers: Endgame</em> closed the door on a lot of stories, but opened up plenty of avenues for new ones. While Tony Stark and Steve Rogers have finished their stories, their legacies continue in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Cap very memorably hands off the shield to Sam Wilson, welcoming him to be the new Captain America. However, this begs the question: How will the legacy of the first hero in the MCU, Iron Man, continue?</p>

Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke Shares Touching Goodbye to Series
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen on <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a>, has shared a goodbye and a thank you to fans ahead of the impending series finale.

Batman's 'Favorite Robin' Takes Control of the Justice League This Summer
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 3:05 AM GMT
Having been working with the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/justice-league/">Justice League</a> since issue #10, Starro received the name Jarro from Batman and has gone on to become a fan-favorite character. He's become somewhat of <a href="https://www.cbr.com/justice-league-batman-adopts-starro-jarro/">de facto Robin</a> due to the Dark Knight's fatherly treatment of him and even <a href="https://www.cbr.com/justice-league-batman-robin-jarro/">dreams of becoming Batman's</a> "favorite Robin." In August's <em>Justice League </em>#29, the character will take control of the DC universe's superteam and help decide their fate.

Fear the Walking Dead: What You Need to Remember For Season 5
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
AMC's <a href="http://cbr.com/tag/fear-the-walking-dead"><em>Fear the Walking Dead</em></a> returns Sunday, June 2, for Season 5 after spending the fourth season almost completely reinventing itself.

Game of Thrones: Jack Black Creates Hilarious Parody of Show's Theme
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
Comedian Jack Black has created a parody of the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a> theme song.

The 10 Smartest Villains in the Marvel Universe, Ranked
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
It feels good to be bad especially if you can get away with it. Many villains certainly have in the Marvel universe but it's not always raw power that lets them win. In fact, some of the most dangerous supervillains in the Marvel universe utilize their brains and not their brawns. After all, there's always the bigger and more powerful fish, and outsmarting them is what makes a villain stay on top of the food chain.

Batman: Edgar Wright Reacts to Robert Pattinson's Reported Casting
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
<em>Scott Pilgrim vs. The World</em> and <em>Baby Driver </em>director<em> </em>Edgar Wright knows where he stands on the reported casting of <em>Twilight </em>and <em>Good Times </em>star Robert Pattinson in Matt Reeves' upcoming <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/batman-film/">The Batman</a> .

Marvel Sends Ghost-Spider Into the Spider-Verse in Series Relaunch
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 2:05 AM GMT
Marvel's <a href="http://www.cbr.com/tag/ghost-spider">Ghost-Spider</a> (formerly known as <a href="http://www.cbr.com/tag/spider-gwen">Spider-Gwen</a>/Spider-Woman) is headed for a major relaunch that will see Earth-65's resident Spider-hero spending a lot more time on Earth-616.

Fixing Sonic's Design Isn't Worth It, Unless They Delay the Film's Release
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 1:05 AM GMT
After the resoundingly negative response to the first trailer for the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/sonic-the-hedgehog-movie/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sonic the Hedgehog</a> movie, director Jeff Fowler announced that Paramount will be changing the blue hedgehog's design for the final movie. Given just how disturbing the design in the trailer is, many people are happy about this news. Not just fans, but Sonic's co-creator Yuji Naka has <a href="https://www.cbr.com/sonic-yuji-naka-reacts-design-change/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">celebrated the change</a>.

Disney's Mulan Might Have a Record High Budget For Studio
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 1:05 AM GMT
In the past decade, Disney has spent substantial amounts of money making live-action adaptations of its animated classics. However, the amount the House of Mouse is spending on the upcoming remake of 1998's <a href="http://www.cbr.com/tag/mulan" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Mulan</a> might be a record high for the studio.

Game of Thrones Star Slams Season 8 Remake Petition
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 1:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a> star Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm, has some pretty strong language for the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/game-of-thrones-season-8-petition-one-million/">petition to remake Season 8</a>, which recently passed one million signers.

REVIEW: Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Lando Calrissian #1
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
For the most part, the one-shots released under the <em>Age of Rebellion</em> banner haven't done much to add to the larger mythology of the <em>Star Wars Universe</em>. However, they do a wonderful job of zooming into a day in the life of characters fans have been obsessing over for decades. Greg Pak and Matteo Buffagni's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/star-wars-age-of-rebellion/"><em>Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Lando Calrissian</em></a> #1 follows the franchise's second most popular rogue, and the great lengths he's willing to go in order to keep Cloud City afloat.

Sebastian Stan Reveals Falcon & Winter Soldier Series Details
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes are getting their own limited series on the Disney+ streaming service: <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/falcon-and-winter-soldier/">Falcon & Winter Soldier</a>. Although the plot has been kept under wraps, actor Sebastian Stan -- who plays the latter hero in the MCU -- has teased what might happen in the show and revealed when filming begins.

10 Green Arrow Stories We’ll Never See Now That Arrow Is Ending
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
The CW's <em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/arrow/">Arrow</a> </em>is quickly reaching its conclusion, after years of headlining the television superhero universe. The last 7 seasons of the hit action show has covered a variety of storylines; both original and taken from the comics. Whilst some of these have been directly adapted <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/green-arrow/">Green Arrow </a>tales, others have been taken in part from other characters, with Batman's rogue gallery particularly being used throughout.

Every Incarnation Of The Hulk, Ranked
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
Bruce Banner was one of Marvel's first superheroes, a mix of the Wolfman idea and the giant monster trope. A mild-mannered, yet brilliant scientist and expert in gamma radiation, Banner was caught in a gamma explosion during a test and found it turned him into Hulk, a rage-fuelled monster who was as much an antihero as a superhero.

Batwoman Trailer Suffers Massive Comment Bombing on YouTube
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
The first trailer for <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/batwoman-tv/">Batwoman</a> premiered <a href="https://www.cbr.com/batwoman-first-trailer-batman/">earlier this week</a>, showing a look at the upcoming CW series' cast. However, the trailer now seems to be experiencing comment bombing on YouTube.

Anya Corazon: Whatever Happened to Marvel's Other Spider-Girl?
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT
Created by Fiona Avery and Mark Brooks in the second volume of <em>Amazing Fantasy</em>, Anya Corazon has been one of the most underrated modern members of the Spider family. She's played various roles in the Marvel Universe, working alongside more experienced heroes and eventually becoming a mentor of sorts herself.

Avengers: Endgame Makes the Ant-Man Movie Essential to the MCU
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for </strong></em><strong><a href="http://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Avengers: Endgame</a></strong><em><strong>, in theaters now.</strong></em>

Robert Pattinson's Batman Casting Leads to Multiple Fan Petitions
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
While certainly not a new trend, petitions created by fans to voice their displeasure with a pop culture franchise has been on the rise over the last several years. We saw it this weekend with a controversial <em>Game of Thrones</em> petition to remake Season 8 with new writers <a href="https://www.cbr.com/game-of-thrones-season-8-petition-one-million/">gaining over one million signatures on change.org</a>, and now multiple petitions have popped up against reports of Robert Pattinson being cast in Matt Reeves' <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/batman-film">The Batman</a>.

10 Things Every Captain America Fan Wants
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
Captain America is the leader of the Avengers and the most patriotic hero Marvel has in their lineup. With Chris Evans' portrayal of the character in the MCU, it's common to find people who are fans of Captain America. With his starring turn in <em>Avengers: Endgame </em>likely as his last MCU appearance, Captain America fans are soon going to be grieving.

John Wick: Chapter 3 Paves the Way For a Ballerina Spinoff
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
<em><strong>WARNING: The following contains spoilers for <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/john-wick-3/">John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum</a>, in theaters now.</strong></em>

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Poster Spotlights the Kingdom's Lead Women
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 11:05 AM GMT
A new poster for the upcoming sequel <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/maleficent-2/">Maleficent: Mistress of Evil</a> puts the movie's three leading ladies in the spotlight.

Todd McFarlane's Spawn - The Endgame...?!
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
Welcome to Adventure(s) Time's eighty-sixth installment, a retrospective of animated heroes of the past. This week, we're closing up our look at the first season of <em>Todd McFarlane's Spawn</em>. Of course, '90s fans know other early Image heroes made it to the small screen. If you have any suggestions for the future, just leave a message or contact me on <a href="https://twitter.com/NBX_Tweets" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Twitter</a>.

Titans: Pretty Little Liars Star Teases Role, Reports Say Aqualad
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
<em>Pretty Little Liars </em>star Drew Van Acker has seemingly signed on to DC Universe's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/titans-tv/">Titans</a>, with reports suggesting he's playing Garth/Aqualad.

10 Best Samurai Anime
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
In Japanese culture, the Samurai are one of the most important parts of their history. Considering that, it is one of the biggest inspirations for Japanese artists. They adapt the Samurai culture and history into their <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/anime/">anime</a> shows, giving some amazing fight sequences and even better discussions on honor and friendship. They are military members, but they are much more than that. They have a sense of code and honor that no one else in Japanese culture, and maybe even the world, has.

Avengers: Endgame’s Girl Power Moment and the Future of Women in the MCU
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
<strong><em>WARNING: This article contains spoilers for </em></strong><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/"><strong>Avengers: Endgame</strong></a><strong><em>, now in theaters.</em></strong>

Avengers: Endgame - Marvel Studios Reveals Stills of Movie's Key Moments
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
Marvel Studios has released a slew of images highlighting some of the most epic scenes in <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/">Avengers: Endgame</a>.

Sony and Microsoft Announce Groundbreaking Gaming Partnership
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
<span style="font-weight: 400;">It’s over, everyone! The long and arduous war between consoles representing both <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/microsoft/">Microsoft </a>and <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/sony/">Sony</a> has finally come to an end. At least, as far as the future of their cloud gaming services and the AI systems therein. </span>

How Mysterio Crossed Dimensions in Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
<em>Spider-Man: Far From Home</em> introduces a Mysterio who claims to have come from a parallel reality. While many casual fans more familiar with the 616 Mysterio might rightfully assume this is all an elaborate hoax with insidious goals, fans of the Ultimate Marvel Universe know there might be some basis in the comics for this one.

Ra's al Ghul: How Gotham Reinvented the Iconic DC Villain
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
Fox's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/gotham/">Gotham</a> subverted the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/batman">Batman</a> mythos to give fans a fresh take on the character that still pulled some familiar elements from the plethora of comics, cartoons and movies. However, in shaping the story of a teenage Bruce Wayne before he became the Caped Crusader, it definitely stands out as an overall original spin on the lore.

Mortal Kombat Film Gets New Release Date
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 10:05 AM GMT
Director James Wan's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/mortal-kombat">Mortal Kombat</a> remake has finally landed an official release date.

Jonathan Hickman Explains House of X & Powers of X Story Details
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 9:05 AM GMT
We're only a few months away before Marvel Comics debuts the <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/x-men">X-Men</a> focused miniseries, <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/house-of-x">House of X</a> and <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/powers-of-x">Powers of X</a>. The publisher has begun to release new preview pages by artists Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva, offering some clues to writer Jonathan Hickman's plans for the X-Men franchise.

Wonder Woman 1984: Patty Jenkins Regrets Asking To Push Release Date Back
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/wonder-woman-2/">Wonder Woman 1984</a> director Patty Jenkins is having second thoughts regarding her previous decision to request the film's release be pushed back.

Amazing Spider-Man 3: 4 Rumored Things We Would've Loved (& 4 We're Glad Aren't Happening)
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
<span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/the-amazing-spider-man-3/"><em>The Amazing Spider-Man</em></a> movie series directed by Marc Webb first started with <em>The Amazing Spider-Man</em> starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. From the very beginning, the reboot was met with criticism and jeers from fans. Previous <em>Spider-Man</em> movies were still fresh in fans' minds, and re-introducing the character after such a short time left a bad taste in the mouths of many.</span>

The Big Bang Theory's 5 Best Episodes
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 7:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/the-big-bang-theory/">The Big Bang Theory</a> has signed off for good. After 12 years and 277 episodes, fans finally bid farewell to Sheldon, Leonard, Penny and the rest of the hilarious cast in a finale packed with tears and laughter.

Marvel Contest of Champions Recruits Another Black Order Member
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 7:05 AM GMT
Cull Obsidian, a member of Thanos' ruthless Black Order, is the latest addition to Kabam's <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/marvel-contest-of-champions">Marvel Contest of Champions</a> mobile fighting game.

Game of Thrones: Daenerys Could Have Been TV's Fiercest Female Antihero
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 6:05 AM GMT
<strong><span style="color: #000000;"><em>WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for </em></span><span style="color: #000000;"><em><a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/game-of-thrones/">Game of Thrones</a>.</em></span></strong>

Detective Pikachu Is the Most Millennial Blockbuster
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
There's a real generational divide when looking at the critical response to <a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/detective-pikachu/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Detective Pikachu</a>. Critics under the age of 35 or so don't universally love the film, but they can say they "get it." They don't need the movie to explain what a Pokémon is, and if they had any issues with the franchise's bizarre "kid-friendly cockfighting" premise, they've already made those jokes a billion times over the past 23 years.

VIDEO: The Problems With Reversing the Snap in Avengers: Endgame
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 5:05 AM GMT
<a href="https://www.cbr.com/tag/avengers-4/">Avengers: Endgame</a> saw Earth's Mightiest Heroes gather together the Infinity Stones from across time and space. Once in the team's possession, Bruce Banner/Hulk uses a new Infinity Gauntlet to snap those who died in <em>Avengers: Infinity War </em>back into existence. However, there are a few problems with doing that and with the logic behind the snap itself.

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Robert Pattinson cast as new Batman
Friday, May 17th, 2019, 1:26 PM GMT

DC Announces Ra’s al Ghul Six-Issue Miniseries
Thursday, May 16th, 2019, 3:50 PM GMT

New Comics List for May 15th 2019
Monday, May 13th, 2019, 3:48 PM GMT

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Saturday, May 11th, 2019, 3:10 PM GMT

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con: a Quick Retrospective
Friday, May 10th, 2019, 4:55 PM GMT

New Comics List for May 8th 2019
Monday, May 6th, 2019, 2:59 PM GMT

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Saturday, May 4th, 2019, 7:10 PM GMT

BATMAN/SUPERMAN Monthly Series To Launch In August
Friday, May 3rd, 2019, 5:31 PM GMT

Impact of Super Heroes on Entertainment
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, 4:34 AM GMT

Do Superheroes Have a Future on Netflix?
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, 4:20 AM GMT

What Makes a Good Comic-Themed Slot Machine?
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, 4:00 PM GMT

Are Comic Books Turning Kids into Game Lovers?
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019, 4:00 PM GMT

Preview Review: Booksmart
Monday, April 29th, 2019, 3:31 PM GMT

New Comics List for May 1st 2019
Monday, April 29th, 2019, 1:57 PM GMT

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Monday, April 22nd, 2019, 6:27 PM GMT

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Monday, April 15th, 2019, 2:30 PM GMT

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SNYDER & CAPULLO Explain LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH: 'Batman Fighting Giant Green Lantern Babies with Joker’s Head in a Jar'
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 10:04 AM GMT
Its the team's last Batman story, and they're pulling out the stops.

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE Spreads to Multiple Tie-Ins this August
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:54 AM GMT
Check out a half-dozen advance solicitations for ABSOLUTE CARNAGE tie-ins arriving in August.

Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:49 AM GMT
Showing the other times the X-MEN status quo has monumentally shifted, starting with GIANT-SIZED X-MEN #1.

WONDER WOMAN & ZATANNA Have A Beer with MORDU at the Hall of Justice Bar
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:38 AM GMT
No, that's not the start of a joke. That actually happens in Justice League Dark #11.

Did AVENGERS: ENDGAME Open the MCU Door to the X-MEN (and Other Surprises)?
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:35 AM GMT
AVENGERS: ENDGAME may have laid the seeds of mutants in the MCU, and not in the way you might think.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Explores the History of the Slayers in THE CHOSEN ONES
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 8:05 AM GMT
BOOM! Studios has announced THE CHOSEN ONES, a BUFFY spin-off one-shot.

Monday, May 20th, 2019, 5:03 PM GMT
Including the series length and more plot details.

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE Sequel Comes to Comic Books
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 4:16 PM GMT
Napoleon has to use his skills to save Pedro's administration.

Dark Horse's NO ONE LEFT TO FIGHT Takes the Dragon Ball and Runs with It
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 3:37 PM GMT
Aubrey Sitterson and Fico Ossio create their own fight comix epic for Dark Horse Comics.

ARCHIE COMICS August 2019 Solicitations
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 3:07 PM GMT
Archie, Riverdale, Betty & Veronica, and more.

Super Bad Super-Boy Smashes Cops in Final BRIGHTBURN Trailer
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 2:59 PM GMT
One last trailer for BRIGHTBURN has landed.

Full First Issue: LOLLIPOP KIDS
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 2:53 PM GMT
From Adam & Aidan Glass and Diego Yapur.

PLAYSTATION PRODUCTIONS Launches to Adapt Sony Games
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 2:23 PM GMT
PLAYSTATION PRODUCTIONS will create proprietary adaptations of PLAYSTATION games for TV and movies.

Monday, May 20th, 2019, 1:44 PM GMT
In a 72-page giant issue.

Marvel Teams with China Internet Co. To Create Gaming, TV, Comic Book Content Based on Marvel Characters
Monday, May 20th, 2019, 1:33 PM GMT
Marvel continues to build its brand globally.

Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 3:34 PM GMT
The Kubert School grad comes full circle.

LEVIATHAN Recruits, Criticizes 7 DC Hero-Detectives in New Promo Images
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 6:23 PM GMT
Brian Bendis' mysterious new DC Universe figure thinks he knows a better way.

Friday, May 17th, 2019, 3:01 PM GMT
Brian Bendis' major Action Comics/Superman event continues.

The Mystery of PIXEL May Be Solved in THE TERRIFICS #16
Friday, May 17th, 2019, 10:27 AM GMT
Check out a preview of interior pages from DC's THE TERRIFICS #16.

Friday, May 17th, 2019, 10:13 AM GMT
Check out a preview of interior pages from BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1.

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