Spider-Man is a household name, but what about his parents? With trailers for "The Amazing Spider-Man" hinting at ab expanded role in Spidey's origins, CBR examines the mysterious history of Mary and Richard Parker.
Following the announcement of Tom Hardy signing to portray the complex villain Bane in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," CBR News takes a look at the origins and life of the man that broke the Bat.
Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as the Armored Avenger in "Iron Man 2" and CBR examines the success of the corporate super-hero born in the age of flower power in the final installment of THE IRON MANUAL.
In "Iron Man 2" Tony Stark's friend and ally James "Rhodey" Rhodes will don the black & silver armor that transforms him into War Machine. CBR examines the character in today's installment of THE IRON MANUAL.
Today, THE IRON MANUAL looks at the history of the Black Widow, Marvel's former Russian spy, femme fatale and Avenger who will be introduced to the world this weekend in "Iron Man 2" by actress Scarlett Johansson.
In "Iron Man 2," the armored Avenger's foe, Whiplash, makes his big screen debut with Mickey Rourke playing the part of the villain. CBR takes a look at the history of the character in this edition of THE IRON MANUAL.
With Universal Pictures' "The Wolfman" hitting theaters today, CBR takes a look through the history of the myth of the werewolf as depicted in comic books, from Marvel's Werewolf by Night to "Fables'" Big Bad Wolf and beyond.
As DC Comics' Faces of Evil campaign continues, CBR takes a look at the
toughest mercenary there is, Deathstroke: the Terminator, who returns in the new
one-shot, "Faces of Evil: Deathstroke," on sale now.
January is DC's month of villainy as the bad guys take the stage in Faces of
Evil. First up, we examine Grant Morrison's "anti-Batman," Prometheus, and
Germany's World War I flying ace, Hans Von Hammer, the Enemy Ace.
With Frank Miller's screen adaptation of "The Spirit" opening this week, CBR looks
at the life and loves of the classic Will Eisner creation, from his origins as a
newspaper strip to his reinvigoration by Darwyn Cooke.
Bruce Wayne is missing and presumed dead, but is there another Batman waiting in the wings? One choice is Dick Grayson, Nightwing. We bring you a two-part look at the life of Grayson, potential successor to the Bat.
In this final installment, CBR looks back at more of the major figures who
Batman's history, and provides an overview of the major comic book storylines
that defined the character in the last twenty-five years.
In this second part of CBR's look at the history of Batman, we relive the
tumultuous eras that saw Batman fall under the shadow of Dr. Fredric Wertham;
become a camp classic; and transcend to pop culture phenomenon.
With "Batman R.I.P." concluded and "The Dark Knight" available on DVD now,
CBR presents a new series spotlighting the history of the Batman and the creators
that made the character a part of the pop culture landscape.
Frank Castle is a natural born warrior. His battlefield is the streets. With "Punisher:
War Zone" in theaters now, CBR examines The Punisher's one-man war on crime
from his first appearance through today.
One of The Flash's most classic foes, The Trickster has existed in two
incarnations, both of whom have had quite a ride in events connected with DC
Comics' epic "Final Crisis." We look at the characters' origins.