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LOOK: Marvel Comics introduces Sea Hunter, newest Filipina superhero

Aug 28, 2019 - 7:25 PM

The 'Aero #3' issue debuting Sea Hunter is available for pre-order now!

Marvel set to debut another Filipina superhero

Jul 27, 2019 - 7:43 AM

The new superhero is created by the same people behind Wave, the superhero from Cebu City

FILIPINO SUPERHERO. Wave, a superhero with water powers from Cebu City, will soon no longer be the only Filipina in Marvel's roster. Screenshot from

PODCAST: Who is the Filipino? Superhero worship

Jul 18, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Listen to part 2 of our podcast with 'Darna' director Jerrold Tarog on heroes in Philippine media

LOOK: Wave defends Philippine seas in Marvel Comics debut

May 04, 2019 - 8:01 AM

In a preview for 'War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas #1' fans get a glimpse of the new Filipina superhero

PEARL PANGAN. Marvel's Filipina superhero Wave is set to debut in the upcoming 'War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas #1.' Screenshot from

LOOK: Marvel's new superhero is a bad-ass Filipina

Mar 09, 2019 - 8:30 PM

Wave is set to make her Marvel Comics debut in May

PINAY POWER. Marvel introduces its new superhero, a Filipina named Wave. Screenshot from

DC Comics cancels plans for series with Jesus alongside superheroes

Feb 20, 2019 - 6:57 PM

DC Comics drops its 'Second Coming' series, which imagines Jesus teaming up with superheroes, due to a campaign calling it 'blasphemous'

Here's how you can rewatch your favorite Marvel movie for P100

Oct 14, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Marvel Studios is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a movie marathon of all 16 films nationwide

An all-female Marvel superhero TV series is in the works

Sep 20, 2018 - 6:18 PM

'Wonder Woman' screenplay writer Allan Heinberg will be one of the show's executive producers

Kevin Feige: Ant-Man, Wasp 'very important' in Avengers 4

Jul 06, 2018 - 3:05 PM

What role will they play in the fourth Avengers movie?

LEAD-UP TO AVENGERS 4. Evangeline Lilly  and Paul Rudd in 'Ant-Man and the Wasp.' Photo from Ben Rothstein/Marvel Studios 2018

Incredible items for the ‘Incredibles 2’ weekend

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:23 PM

Get ready to express your fandom as the film premieres on June 14

Retrospect: Deadpool rebooted the superhero genre. Does its sequel do the same?

May 24, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Deadpool 2 may not be as groundbreaking as its predecessor

'Black Panther' tops 'Wrinkle' as Disney dominates at the box office

Mar 12, 2018 - 10:22 AM

The film's opening in China boosts its international takings to $516.6 million, pushing its overall total past the $1 billion mark

Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER..L to R: Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) and T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman)..Photo: Matt Kennedy..©Marvel Studios 2018

'Avengers: Infinity War' gets new release date

Mar 02, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Marvel Studios makes the announcement via social media, with a tweet from Robert Downey Jr

INFINITY WAR. The upcoming Marvel film is coming sooner than expected. Screenshot from

‘Black Panther’ is a lesson on how to reclaim native culture via the mainstream

Feb 19, 2018 - 6:44 PM

‘Black Panther’ sends an empowering message on postcolonialism

Joshua Pacio overwhelms Chinese newcomer in ONE Championship

Jan 26, 2018 - 11:55 PM

Pacio of Team Lakay uses a rear naked choke to take down Ming Qiang Lan


Eustaquio and Ahkmetov square off in ONE: Global Superheroes

Jan 23, 2018 - 5:02 PM

ONE Championship also announces partnership with Global Citizen

REMATCH. Geje Eustaquio looks to exact revenge on Kairat Akhmetov in their ONE: Global Superheroes championship rematch. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

SAKSIKAN: Trailer terbaru 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Nov 30, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Apakah superhero Marvel favoritmu ada di film ini?

THE AVENGERS. Superhero Marvel berkumpul bersama menyelamatkan bumi dan melawan penjahat. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Marvel Entertainment

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth 2017 delegates as superheroes

Nov 04, 2017 - 9:24 PM

The ladies kick off the pageant's coronation night dressed as protectors of Mother Earth

Thor hadapi tantangan baru di film ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Film yang dibintangi oleh Chris Hemsworth dan Cate Blanchett ini akan tayang perdana di bioskop Indonesia pada 25 Oktober mendatang

'THOR: RAGNAROK'. Perjalanan Thor di film ini dimulai dengan momen yang paling mengejutkan, yaitu hancurnya Mjolnir, Palu andalan Thor. Foto dari Marvel Studios

There's a new 'Spider-Man' cartoon series coming to Disney Channel

Oct 04, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Kid Arachnid, Spider-Girl, Peter Parker's story, and more – here's what you need to know about the superhero classic that's been given a fresh direction

Photo courtesy of Disney

Is Pia Wurtzbach ready for MMFF film with Vice, Daniel Padilla?

Jul 18, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Pia talks about her preparations for the movie

MOVIE PREPARATIONS. Pia Wurtzbach says she is doing acting workshops to prepare herself for the MMFF movie. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Lessons Wonder Woman taught us

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:22 PM

How the female superhero reinvigorated the superhero genre (plus a list of items that can help you tap your inner Wonder Woman)

Comics legend Stan Lee announces new Latin superhero

May 09, 2017 - 10:57 AM

The creator of Spider Man the Fantastic Four and X Men says fans should expect the new hero to debut at the end of 2017

Daftar 10 film superhero Marvel terlaris

Apr 27, 2017 - 7:44 PM

The Avengers berada di posisi puncak

Foto dari akun Facebook Avengers.

VIRAL: Parodi lagu 'Gaston' ala Deadpool

Mar 25, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Kalau Gaston adalah salah satu warga desa yang paling populer sebaliknya Deadpool adalah sosok yang tidak disukai kebanyakan orang dalam bar yang ia datangi

Screenshot dari akun YouTube Deadpool Said

13 Olympians, 13 Filipino superheroes

Aug 03, 2016 - 12:14 PM

UPDATED Every 4 years Filipino athletes dare to dream big even in the direst of circumstances In 2016 there will be 13 of them

Hujan kritik, ‘Batman v Superman’ tetap rajai ‘box office’

Mar 28, 2016 - 1:32 PM

Film yang dibintangi Ben Affleck dan Henry Cavill tersebut menggeser ‘Zootopia’ di posisi puncak ‘box office’ di Amerika Serikat

BATMAN V SUPERMAN. Film pertarungan antara dua superhero 'Batman v Superman' merajai box office di akhir pekan pertamanya. Foto screengrab dari YouTube/Warner Bros Pictures

Batmanila: What if Batman was from the Philippines?

Mar 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM

I believe that we are in desperate need of heroes It may take more than the regular implementation of the law to rise above our challenges

Popcon Asia 2015: Dua film superhero lokal 'Valentine' dan 'Volt'

Aug 10, 2015 - 10:16 AM

Dua film superhero lokal akan hadir tahun depan Lebih rapi dan menjanjikan

Pemeran 'Valentine', Estelle Linden, dan pemeran 'Volt', Marcelino Lefrandt berpose di panel Popcon Asia 2015. Foto oleh Shinta Setiawan/Rappler

Space cargo crash, non-singles on Tinder, #MayPac in social media | SciTech4u

May 11, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Trying to find the love of your life on Tinder? Think again That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Kehidupan rahasia superhero: Diorama bergaya humor Edy Hardjo

Apr 01, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Edy Hardjo mungkin memiliki pekerjaan terkeren di Indonesia Superhero kelas dunia takluk di tangannya

Salah satu karya favorit superhero Edy Hardjo. Foto dari Facebook

6 taman unik di Bandung yang bisa buat kamu tersenyum

Mar 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Kota Bandung terkenal dengan wisata belanja dan kulinernya Tapi tidak hanya itu Bandung juga menawarkan sisi menarik lainnya yakni sejumlah taman unik yang nyaman untuk dikunjungi

Pet Park terletak di Jalan Cilaki, Bandung, warga Bandung bisa membawa hewan peliharaannya untuk berjalan-jalan di taman ini. Foto oleh Yuli Saputra/Rappler

'Garuda Superhero' babak belur

Jan 13, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Ulasan Garuda Superhero undang gelak tawa dari penonton Garuda belum pantas menjadi superhero kebanggaan Indonesia

'Justice League,' 'Aquaman,' 'Flash' among 10 DC movies announced

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:46 PM

Warner Bros has announced their DC lineup up until 2020

Gundala Putra Petir kembali ke layar lebar dengan harapan baru

Sep 22, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Kembalinya tokoh superhero Gundala Putra Petir ke layar lebar bangkitkan semangat komikus lokal

PAHLAWAN NUSANTARA. Nusantaranger mencoba memperkenalkan kearifan lokal yang terinspirasi komik Jepang dan superhero Amerika. Foto oleh

CONVERSATION: What’s your superhero wish list?

Aug 13, 2014 - 11:54 AM

Think you can be a superhero? Or who s your favorite one? Let s talk about super powers and more on Friday August 15

Disney launches new channel in the Philippines

May 31, 2014 - 11:13 AM

Not a lot of damsels in distress in this channel but more of superheroes and butt kicking action

Skin savers: What superheroes teach you about grooming

Apr 21, 2014 - 1:10 PM

What if we tell you that superheroes can also get us out of SOS that s Save Our Skin situations?

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Review: Behind the shield

Mar 28, 2014 - 2:51 PM

His youthful looks and chiseled physique are his true deceptions writes Zig Marasigan Captain America is an old soul a man displaced in time

Pope as superman: Vatican tweets graffiti of hero pontiff

Jan 29, 2014 - 8:56 AM

Pope Francis popularity makes it to street art

‘Blue Bustamante’ review: A hero with heart

Nov 14, 2013 - 3:39 PM

Blue Bustamante is an effective nostalgia trip to a time of Japanese styled superheroes and building sized monsters

FORCE FIVE. 'Blue Bustatamante' is an endearing ride with a single destination – childhood. Screen grab from the trailer

WebHits: Aquaman The Movie (Official Fake Trailer)

Oct 15, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Popular YouTube user Ryan Higa creates an elaborate official fake trailer of the Aquaman movie

#PugadBaboy: Afflecktion punchline 3

Aug 28, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Ben Affleck and other miscast actors for comic hero roles

#PugadBaboy: Afflecktion

Aug 28, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Batman Wolverine and miscast actors

#PugadBaboy: Afflecktion punchline 2

Aug 28, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Ben Affleck Tom Cruise and other miscast actors in comic hero roles

Ben Affleck is the next Batman

Aug 23, 2013 - 9:31 AM

UPDATED Ben Affleck is the next Batman Warner Bros Pictures announced Thursday

Affleck. AFP Photo

Fun week: Here's your date list

Aug 17, 2013 - 2:10 PM

Running out of fun things to do this week? Here are some ideas

Beyond the cliche: Women in comics

Aug 05, 2013 - 11:00 AM

We start in our classrooms we start by encouraging more people to try their hand at the medium regardless of sex or gender

SPACE FOR THE SUPER LADIES. It’s so much more common now to see bookshelves at the stores that have women’s comics work

New mutant in upcoming 'X-Men' film?

Jul 06, 2013 - 5:17 PM

The director of the second X Men prequel movie tweets a tease

NEW MUTANT ON THE BLOCK? A well-loved superhero may soon join the the X-Men in the second prequel. Photo from Twitter (@BryanSinger)

Injustice leads the superhero smackdown

Apr 27, 2013 - 10:11 AM

Rappler reviews the game Injustice: Gods Among Us

VILLAIN OR HERO? Supervillain Lex Luthor becomes a superhero in the alternate world of Injustice. All images from the official Injustice website