What role will Thor play on Earth in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

The last time we saw Thor (played by Chris Hemsworth) was at the end of Thor: The Dark World, where he had chosen to forgo returning to Asgard and instead stay on Earth. He's now about to pick up Mjolnir a fourth time, with a threat that Hemsworth describes as a story that raises the stakes for the Avengers without… » 2/27/15 3:52pm Today 3:52pm

Marvel's bringing back Runaways!

It's Friday and we're all jonesing for a little good news, so here you go: The Runaways are coming back. The better news? Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Lumberjanes) is writing! The new book, with Sanford Greene on pencils, is launching as a Secret Wars tie-in this June. » 2/27/15 3:33pm Today 3:33pm

More new character posters for Avengers:AOU

Earlier this week we got the official character posters of Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk, and now we have a few more to add, namely Black Widow, Nick Fury, and Thor. We're still waiting on Captain America, The Vision and Hawkeye, and maybe Maria Hill, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver as well (I can dream). I have to… » 2/27/15 1:39pm Today 1:39pm

Grab Your Grandfather's Bootstraps, it's Time for Some Paradoxes

I was having a discussion elsewhere on io9 about the inherent problems between the way time travel was presented in the first two Terminator films. This fantastic Vsauce video details some of the different kind of paradoxes that can arise in time travel stories. » 2/27/15 7:50am Today 7:50am