THE BEST Superheroes

Metro City: Astro Boy

Metro City: Astro Boy

It’s got adventure, it’s got comedy, it’s got giant hovercraft called The Spirit of Freedom: we promise this Escape from Metro City clip for Astro Boy will rock your rocket-powered socks.

Insane Gameplay: Arkham

Insane Gameplay: Arkham

Okay, last Arkham Asylum video: this Insane Gameplay trailer is just too good to pass up, with visceral body blows and epic chained attacks making this a first-class bat brawler.

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Iron Man: Battle Damage

Iron Man: Battle Damage

Short of flying, this 12″ Battle Damaged Iron Man is almost the real thing with 36 points of articulation, realistic scratches and dings, working forearm rocket, air flaps and lighting effects.

Gameplay: Marvel UA2

Gameplay: Marvel UA2

Available today, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 unloads the awesome in this Gameplay Montage; regardless of which side you pick in the superhero civil war, this game looks like a winner.

La Nueva Yma Sumac

La Nueva Yma Sumac

Created by Cocoe Studios for Spanish band La Casa Azul, you don’t need to know Spanish for La Nueva Yma Sumac; it’s a catchy retro homage to video games and superheroes.

History: Arkham Asylum

History: Arkham Asylum

Few games have had as many trailers as Batman: Arkham Asylum, but as the game rolls toward release (9/25), this last trailer is perhaps the most relevant: it’s a history of Arkham.

Marvel Comic Murals

Marvel Comic Murals

Swank it is not, but this Marvel Comic Mural will elevate your geek cred to superhero status; it spans 9′ x 15′ and is plastered with comic book covers from the X-Men, Hulk and Thor.

SDCC Trailer: Marvel UA2

SDCC Trailer: Marvel UA2

Shown at SDCC ’09, this official trailer for Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 may not show anything new, but does a great job as a highly energetic and visual who’s who of the Marvel universe.

Green Hornet: Black Beauty

Green Hornet: Black Beauty

For auto buffs, the star of Comic Con was likely Black Beauty, a modded ’60s Imperial Crown for the upcoming Green Lantern movie; it boasts gatling guns, missiles and green headlights.

Dark Knight Moto Suit

Dark Knight Moto Suit

Your Harley-riding friends may think you more Joker than Batman with thisDark Knight motorcycle suit, but being Gotham’s guardian requires certain sacrifices – and a lot of Spandex.

X-Men Relationship Chart

X-Men Relationship Chart

Comic plotlines can be convoluted, but this X-Men Relationship Chart gives soap operas a run for their money; it’s got everything from one-night stands to alternate reality relationships.

A-Z of Awesomeness

A-Z of Awesomeness

Neill Cameron’s A-Z of Awesomeness isn’t false advertising: it’s a purely awesome adventure in alliteration, with a new geeky drawing every day for each letter of the alphabet.

Dr. Manhattan’s Pants

Dr. Manhattan’s Pants

We tried our best to ignore it, but Dr. Manhattan’s Pants brings the glowing blue dude’s conspicuous lack of apparel front and center; best line: “Put Ozymandias’ pants back on now!”

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New Era Wolverine Cap

New Era Wolverine Cap

New Era and Marvel team up for this Wolverine cap, part of their X-Men Faces collection; the patch with Logan is cool, but we’re digging the claw cutouts at the back and sides.

Turtle Power T-shirt

Turtle Power T-shirt

Available today only: Philip Tseng’s Turtle Power t-shirt asks the question, “What if the TMNT were real turtles and tortoises?” The answer: the slowest ninjas you’ve never seen.

Watchmen Nite Owl BD

Watchmen Nite Owl BD

Coming to Amazon 7/21, Watchmen will be getting a special Nite Owl Blu-ray Edition; it’s a 3-disc set in a case shaped like Nite Owl’s ship (with working lights) on a pedestal.

Secret Lives of Superheroes

Secret Lives of Superheroes

Darth Vader on the can, Spidey taking a piss on a street corner and Batman getting a cup of joe: Ian Pool’s The Secret Lives of Superheroes mixes the mundane with the magical.

Useless Superpowers Tee

Useless Superpowers Tee

If you liked Superuseless Superpowers, this Useless Superpower T-shirt incorporates 20 of them into one incredibly mundane list: our favorites are desaturation and bullet attraction.

Fan Trailer: Green Lantern

Fan Trailer: Green Lantern

With clips from LOTR, Firefly, and Star Trek, this fan-made Green Lantern trailer is not only a geek’s fantasy come true but a plea to Hollywood: for the love of God, please make this movie.

Super Cuts T-shirt

Super Cuts T-shirt

It’s no secret that superheroes are also super vain; this Super Cuts t-shirt shows them sporting their signature bangs and manes, but minus their faces; can you guess ’em all?

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Deadpool: Ultimate Alliance 2

Deadpool: Ultimate Alliance 2

The wisecracking Deadpool is remarkably silent in this Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 trailer, but he doesn’t need words: he lets his fists, grenades and dual-wielded pistols do the talking.

Iron Man Mark 3

Iron Man Mark 3

Preordering begins May 21st for this Comic-Con 2009 exclusive Iron Man Mark III; it’s a 12″ figure in gunmetal grey; it sports distressed armor, two heads and three sets of hands.

Superhero Periodic Table

Superhero Periodic Table

If you loved the Video Game Periodic Table, this Superhero Periodic Table at Geekologie is a who’s who of heroes and villains; remember, kids, He is for Hellboy and Lu is for Lex Luthor.

Wolverine’s Claws Suck

Wolverine’s Claws Suck

NSFW: NYC improv team Greg & Lou had us in bloody stitches with Wolverine’s Claws Suck, which shows in gory detail the pitfalls of having Adamantium claws minus the healing.

Wolverine: The Musical

Wolverine: The Musical

We never fancied Hugh the Broadway-type, but Wolverine: The Musical is pure gold, albeit way off-Broadway: “I’ll chop apart that redwood tree and slice the wings off of a bee…”

FreeFlow Trailer: Batman

FreeFlow Trailer: Batman

Showing off his ability to chain attacks together, the Dark Knight is essentially a samurai-meets-tank in this FreeFlow Trailer for Batman: Arkham Asylum; seriously, Bane, just pack it up.

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