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Nathan Fillion proves once and for all he shoulda been Green Lantern
Dec 17, 2012

There are things that are great and there are things that are great. And then there's Nathan Fillion being called to the aid of old friend—and fellow DC animated hero voice artist—Tim Daly, who can't stop being the Man of Steel.

Thrilling video imagines Hulk/Superman smackdown we always wanted
Dec 17, 2012

Part of being a comic book fan is engaging in long, winding, nerdalicious debates that go something like this: "Who would win in a fight, Wolverine or Lobo? What about The Thing vs. Hellboy?" And the grandfather of that fictional fight card is Hulk vs. Superman. Rage vs. will. Now one animator has set out to answer that question with style.

15 awesome things you won't wanna miss during Day 2 of Comic-Con
Dec 17, 2012

The second day schedule for Comic-Con 2012, set for July 12-15, has been released. Events will definitely be ramping up on Friday, July 13. So what are some of the coolest things to do?

Did a prop auction just give away possible Man of Steel spoilers?
Dec 17, 2012

The Man of Steel leaks just keep coming. Last month we showed you a document from the shoot that reveals some potentially big changes to Superman's origin story, and now thanks to a prop auction and a little simple deduction we know even more about one of the film's major characters.

POLL: Do you like Zack Snyder's idea of an edgier Man of Steel?
Dec 17, 2012

There has not been a lot of info published yet about Man of Steel, the Superman reboot being directed by Zack Snyder, but some hints of the direction that the movie is going to take came to light today.

WB wins, heirs of Superman creators lose, latest legal tussle
Dec 17, 2012

You know that legal tussle between Warner Bros. and the estates of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster over the copyright to Supes? It's getting uglier, and Warner Bros. just clinched a key victory in the fight.

Watch Chronicle's writer give the best, drunkest summary of Superman's death
Dec 16, 2012

Once upon a time, DC Comics felt that Superman had gotten too powerful and, as a result, had lost some of his appeal—and that the only way to make the Man of Steel a relevant character was to kill him off. Writer Max Landis hilariously, profanely recounts the story of 1992's Death of Superman and everything he says really happened. Seriously.

18 epic new comic book collectibles battling for our wallets
Dec 16, 2012

If you're a hardcore superhero fan, you're going to love what's coming to retailers this year. The booths at Toy Fair '12 in New York City this week teased so many incredible DC, Marvel and more action figures, statues, busts and oddities that if the public were invited, we're sure there would have been drool stains everywhere.

Dallas guy discovers $2 million comic collection in his basement
Dec 16, 2012

Can you imagine being a plant worker whose great uncle knew you like comics as a kid and left you a couple of boxes of 'em when he died—and then discovering those boxes held a one-of-a-kind collection worth millions? Welcome to Michael Rorrer's life.

9 really weird real-life diseases named after sci-fi characters
Dec 16, 2012

Many fictional characters use their larger-than-life eccentricities to delight audiences. These eccentricities are not so delightful in real life, however. That's why these are called "syndromes" and "diseases" and not "awesome mutations." Inspired by Syfy's Neverland (which premieres Sunday, Dec. 4 at 9/8 and Monday, Dec 5 at 9/8c), we found nine disorders with names inspired by classic sci-fi and fantasy characters.