Here's nearly every major player in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, gathered for a class photo

Hard to believe it’s been almost 10 years since Robert Downey, Jr. first put on a metal suit and started punching people really hard, and the world went totally bananas for it. For longtime comics fans, it was a minor miracle. For Marvel, it was a chance to finally build that Scrooge McDuck swimming pool full of…

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Stan Lee is out of the hospital after a “little check-up”

Stan Lee showed off some of his own healing power today, taking an interview with Los Angeles’ KABC not long after a brief hospital stay. The Marvel mastermind says he was there for “a little check-up,” which is good thinking given his age (95), but seeing his name in headlines with the word “hospitalized” in them was…

13 times that comics characters met their makers

Comic books have a long history of real-life creators being thrown into fictional narratives, often in smaller cameo appearances, but also in grander ways that have a deeper impact on the narrative. This inventory looks at examples where comic-book characters interact with their creators, which has two different…

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Another Stan Lee superhero is getting a live-action movie, but not in the United States

According to HitFix, another one of Stan Lee’s many comic book creations is getting a live-action movie, but unlike Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Iron Man, and J. Jonah Jameson, this superhero doesn’t live in New York—or even the United States. We’re talking about Chakra The Invincible, a character that…

Stan Lee to adapt Romeo And Juliet graphic novel into a movie (yes, you read that right)

According to Lionsgate, anyway, you can never have too many lovelorn adolescents of the dystopian future killing reluctantly and dying tragically. The studio—which recently announced its intention to squeeze a little more life from Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy in the form of prequels—is now working with Stan…

Amazing Fantastic Incredible highlights Stan Lee’s notoriously selective memory

No one is as beloved by the world at large, yet so polarizing within the field of comics, as Stan Lee. At once the avuncular face of the Marvel age of comics, recognizable across the world for his cameos in every Marvel movie ever made, and the Mephistophelian company man who has hogged a disproportionate share of…