Bringing you the latest Heroic Headlines from the world of Superhero Entertainment!
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SUPERMAN: "I'm here to fight for truth, justice and the American way."
- Batman vs. Superman begins filming. Henry Cavill reprises his role as the Man of Steel, Ben Affleck will portray Batman and Gal Gadot will portray Wonder Woman.
- Man of Steel director Zack Snyder and Bruce Timm's animated short to tribute the man of Steel's many incarnations.
- Jessie Eisenberg set to take on the role of Lex Luthor in the Man of Steel sequel.
- Play The Man of Steel online Game!
- The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex features a Superman pictorial tribute.
- Super-Fact: Superman was introduced in 1938 In Action Comics number one.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: "I don't like bullies. I don't care where they are from."
- Captain America: Winter Soldier breaks records at the box office.
- Captain America to appear on Disney Cruise ships: Avengers Academy campaign.
- Actor Robert Redford heads up Shield in new Cap flick.
- The story: As Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he's reunited with James 'Bucky' Barnes, who is now brainwashed Russian assassin known as the 'Winter Soldier'.
- Captain America's sidekick the Falcon Joins the cast. The Falcon aka Sam Wilson is portrayed by actor Anthony Mackie.
- Cap-Fact: Captain America came out in 1941, nine months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
BATMAN: "Crime doesn't Pay!"
- Batman Celebrates 75 years!
- Batman: Arkham Knight the final chapter in the video game series will be coming out in October.
- The Batman 1966 TV series starring Adam West and Burt Ward is coming out fall 2014.
- Batman's partner in crime fighting, Commissioner Gordon is getting his own TV series on Fox. The story titled Gotham focuses on James Gordon before he met Batman.
- Ben Affleck is the new Batman in the WB film featuring Superman and Batman together on the big screen for the first time. The 41 year old actor is familiar with the genera, playing Superman actor George Reeves in the film Hollywoodland and Marvel's Daredevil.
- Bat-Fact: Batman creator Bob Kane once worked for Max Fleisher, creator of the classic animated Superman shorts in the 1930's.
IRONMAN: "Don't waste it... don't waste your life, Stark."
- Robert Downey Jr. wins Kids Choice Award for best action hero for his role in Ironman 3.
- Stark Industries attraction is featured at Disneyland, CA Tommorowland and displays all of the Ironman suits from the feature films.
- Robert Downey Jr. signs on for two Avengers movies.
- Iron Man 3 breaks records and crosses the one billion dollar mark.
- Robert Downey Jr. reports getting paid 50 million for The Avengers.
- Cool Iron Man 3 poster!
- Iron-Fact: Ironman/Tony Stark was almost played by Tom Cruise.
SPIDERMAN: "We need a hero, courageous sacrificing people, setting examples for all of us."
- Peter Parker returns to The Amazing Spiderman comic books.
- The Amazing Spiderman 2 will set up next two Spiderman movies.
- Sony's plan is to branch out the spiderman series. "Sinister Six" is planned for the current Spiderman movie. Venom may get his own film.
- Mary-Jane Watson played by Shailene Woodley will be cut from The Amazing Spiderman 2. Story to focus on Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy.
- Jamie Foxx and Paul Giamatti are Electro and The Rhino in The Amazing Spiderman 2. .
- Spidey-Fact: Spiderman's black costume came from the Beyonders planet in the secret war.
GREEN ARROW: "I'm not super. Any talents I have, I worked for."
- The Flash will appear on Arrow and zip off into his own series.
- Green Arrow gets a mask on the Arrow series.
- Green Arrrow sidekick Speedy and The Flash/Barry Allen to appear on Arrow season 2.
- Visit Arrow's official Website!
- Arrow second season official Poster! Check it out!
- Green Arrow-Fact: Mort Weisinger's creation was inspired by Robin Hood and a movie serial, The Green Archer.
THOR: " My people want nothing but peace with your planet!"
- Thor 3 is in the works! Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost are writing the script.
- Thor: The Dark World is a huge hit earning 600 million worldwide.
- "Treasures of Asgard" opened to the public on November 1 at Disneyland in Anaheim CA. Props from the movie are on display.
- Thor-Fact: Thor was updated for new generations by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
X-MEN: "Second best don't cut it, bub!"
- Bryan Singer is set to direct X-Men: Apocalypses based on the comic book series in 2016. He brings back X-Men writers Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris.
- X-Men: Days of Future Past is set to be released on May 14, 2014.
- The upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past plot: The X-Men send Wolverine to the past to change a major historical event that could globally impact man and mutant kind.
- X-Men: Days of Future Past is set to include all X-Men characters from every film.
- The Wolverine is now on DVD.
- X-Fact: Within the Marvel Universe, the X-Men are widely regarded to have been named after Professor Xavier himself.
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: "The real test of honor isn't how you die, it's how you live."
- WonderWoman joins the cast of The upcoming Superman/Batman film.
- Kingdom Come Fan Film Online! The short stars Danny Kelley and Margie Vizcarra Cox.
- Batman Begins director Christopher Nolan is said to have been asked to oversee the JLA film as he did with the upcoming Man of Steel with Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck to star.
- Injustice: God's Among Us, one of the most anticipated video games based on the DC Comics heroes opens to positive reviews.
- The Injustice: God's Among Us website allows fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite heroes as they battle.
- JLA-Fact: Michael Rosenbaum is the voice of the Flash on the Justice League Animated series. He also portrayed Lex Luthor on Smallville.
AVENGERS: "If we can't protect the Earth, you can be damn sure we'll Avenge it."
- Stan Lee to make a cameo on Marvel's: Agents of Shield
- The Black List's James Spader set to play villain Ultron in The Avengers 2 .
- The Avengers 2 will hit theaters May 1, 2015.
- The Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver are added to the Avengers 2 hero roster.
- Cast members of the Avengers, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will all return for Avengers 2.
- Shield comes to TV. The series takes place after The Avengers movie.
- Avengers hardcover issue compilation of comics to include a digital copy.
- Avenger-Fact: The Avengers" consisted of Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Ant-Man and Wasp.
GREEN LANTERN: "Anything I see in my mind, I can create. I've just got to focus."
- DC Comics announces a Green Lantern comic book series titled "Lights Out" will change the Green Lantern Universe forever.
- Green Lantern 2 is being considered despite a lackluster performance at the box office for the first Green Lantern film. New directors and cast are being considered.
- Lego Movie to includes The Green Lantern.
- Ryan Reynolds says he is not ready to return to Green Lantern. Many Green Lantern fans aren't too disappointed.
- GL-Fact: The Green Lantern made his first small screen appearance on The Challenge of the Super Friends in 1978.
WONDER WOMAN: "Hiding like cowards is not the Amazon way."
- WonderWoman is in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie. She will be portrayed by actress Gal Gadot.
- Gal Gadot has signed on for 3 DC Warner Bros. Movies.
- WonderWoman Kia Car is revealed at The New York Auto show. The car is DC Comics and Kia’s efforts to raise awareness for the We Can Be Heroes giving campaign to fight hunger in Africa.
- Play as the Amazon Princess in the Injustice: God's Among Us game.
- New high quality WonderWoman Fan Film returns her to her World War 2 roots.
- Wonder-Fact: Wonder Woman and her magic lasso of truth were invented by William Moulton Marston, the inventor of the polygraph machine.