Are We Entering The Age Of The Practical Superhero Costume?

This year two big Superheroines have gone through major redesigns - Batgirl and, this week, Spider-Woman. Both designs shared a similar mantra: ditch the spandex, and get practical. But are they first steps in revitalising superhero designs into something more feasible in the 21st Century? » 12/19/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

The Real History Behind Star Wars' Awful Christmas Album

Ah, Christmas in The Stars. Star Wars fans old enough to remember the 1980 'classic' that brought some festive spirit to the Galaxy Far, Far Away might look back on it as a bit of kitsch, but as bad as it was to listen to, the story of its creation has largely been untold by the people involved - until now, thanks to » 12/18/14 11:00am Thursday 11:00am

Black Mirror's Christmas Special: A Yuletide Nightmare You Have To See

The idea of Black Mirror, the twisted British dystopian series, having a Christmas special might seem odd. But while White Christmas does give us a dark near future that's not all tinsel and lights, its trio of tales is really all about a truly Christmassy message of compassion and empathy. Spoilers ahead... » 12/17/14 3:00pm Wednesday 3:00pm

What Age Of Ultron Secrets Can Be Found In Lego's New Marvel Sets?

Lego have released an online catalogue detailing upcoming sets in 2015 - including a first look at images of the new tie-in sets for Avengers: Age of Ultron. What can we learn about the movie among all the brick-based Lego goodness? » 12/16/14 11:00am Tuesday 11:00am

2014's Batgirl In New Batman Adventures Colours Makes For Great Cosplay

Well, this is just about a perfect case of two great tastes tasting great together - Cosplayer Emberphantom mashed up the smart new style of the latest Batgirl design by Babs Tarr with the colour scheme of her outfit from The New Batman Adventures animated series into one brilliant Cosplay! » 12/16/14 9:00am Tuesday 9:00am