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Marvel’s Awesome 2012 Holiday Cards

The Marvel Comics company celebrated the 2012 holiday season by creating some really neat cards which feature art from some of their top artists, such as Neil Edwards, Mike del Mundo and Pepe Larraz just to name a few. The cards feature Marvel characters getting into the spirit of the season in the most superheroic way [...]

Marvel vs. DC Comics: Who Makes More Money?

Who is better, Marvel or DC Comics? They’ve both got great characters, but perhaps we should answer the perennial comic book fans question of which company is top dog to cold, hard cash. Here’s the comparison of the US box office tallies [...]

11 Cakes Inspired by Comic Books

Last month we brought you cakes inspired by famous painters, so this time around, let’s look at cakes based on a more contemporary art style: comic books. 1. Spider-Man Groom One of Cake Central user MissRobin’s clients ordered this groom’s cake for her son, who has always been a Spider-Man fan. The idea of a suit over [...]

Fantasy Style Marvel Superheroes

The superheroes, and villains, from the Marvel Comics universe look extra super in fantasy garb. They were digitally re-designed by DeviantARTist theDURRRRIAN, who’s clearly pushing for his own line of action figures! Hit the link and check out these fantastic character designs for yourself. Wouldn’t a fantasy-superhero hybrid make a great roleplaying game?! Link  –via GeekTyrant

If Pixar Made The Avengers

Now that Disney owns the rights to Marvel, it only makes sense that they would combine their newest acquisition with an earlier one. If they did, it would almost certainly look very similar to what artist J.M. Walter came up with in this great illustration. Link Via Geeks Are Sexy

Captain America Wall Clock

Captain America Wall Clock – $27.95 Attention Marvel fans! Are you looking for the perfect way to count down the hours to the release of the new Avengers movie? You need Captain America Wall Clock from the NeatoShop. This great eye-catching clock will make sure you are on time to wait in line. Thor Wall Clock and [...]

For Tax Purposes, Marvel Argues that Mutants Aren’t Human

It’s stunning that Marvel Comics would throw its weight behind the Mutant Registration Act. But in order to keep more money, the company’s attorneys argue that mutants, such as the X-Men, aren’t human: In the non-fictional world, our world, Marvel is taking the position that mutants are not humans at all. But this isn’t an ideological [...]

D23 Day Three: The Force was With Us

I was expecting the last day of D23 to be the biggest because of the Marvel presentation, but it was actually the quietest day yet. I’m sorry to say, comic book geeks, nothing earth-shattering or amazing was revealed at the Marvel panel. In fact, it was more of a primer on the company and its history, [...]

Stan Lee’s $2 Critique

Back in 1947, Stan Lee (former head of Marvel Comics and creator of Spiderman) offered to review and critique the work of aspiring artists for just a buck. When a wise guy took him up on his offer 25 years later, sending $2 to account for inflation, well… Stan just couldn’t say no. Link via [...]

The Avengers as Medieval Vikings

Marvel artist Francesco Francavilla came up with an amazing art for the re-imagining of The Avengers as a band of medieval vikings: The Hulk is seen as a, well, hulking Celtic druid, Captain Amerigo wields the familiar star shield, Thor is the actual Norse god, and there’s a man walking around in what appears to be [...]