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by Brett White

"The Wolverine" isn't all fighting and bad ass claws; this new comedy video shows that the hirsute brawler can inspire things like puppetry and musical parodies, too! I mean, when a character is played by musical master Hugh Jackman, you have to expect this type of treatment (but I'm restraining myself for doing a Google search to find out if "Van HelSing!" exists).

Glove and Boots has created the Marvel musical parody to please even those of you who have seen one Marvel musical parody too many. The clip mashes up popular songs from "Chicago," "Phantom of the Opera," "Oklahoma!," "Guys and Dolls," and - comically - "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" with references to his stint as an Avenger and lyrics that namedrop legendary "X-Men" writer Chris Claremont. It even features a chorus of Multiple Man duplicates.

It's really those last two things that really won me over. I'm a Multiple Man fan for life. Check out the video below!

What do you think of puppet Wolverine? Let us know in the comments below or hit us up on Twitter!

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by Brett White

With all of the hubbub surrounding "X-Force" and the possibility of an expanded X-Men Cinematic Universe being announced at San Diego Comic-Con, thoughts are naturally turning towards figuring out just who will be in the film, and which actors will enlist in the mutant militia.

As an X-Force fan from way back, I can honestly say that these thoughts have been on my mind for a long time. How long? Well, since 1999, which was when I decided to - at the age of 15 - use my Windows 95 skills to create a comprehensive X-Force magazine / compendium. I catalogued every issue to date, counted how many time bombs Meltdown threw, and wrote extensive biographies for every team member - with citations. I also cast an X-Force feature film, comprised of the best and brightest stars of the day.

Here, after sitting on a floppy disk for fourteen years, is a small portion of the cast of "X-Force: 1999."

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by Brett White

The man himself, Joss Whedon, popped by "The Colbert Report" to go face-to-face with the other man himself, Stephen Colbert. Whedon was there to promote his new film "Much Ado About Nothing." You gotta see the clip they show for it, too, because the film was shot in Whedon's house as part of his desire to do more micro-budget films (as opposed to "Avengers" which has all the budget!).

Joss also discussed the origin of his unique moniker, even going so far as to reveal the nickname that drove him to make the permanent switch (hint: it's in the headline).

And of course, Whedon can't appear on any show without getting asked an "Avengers 2" question. Colbert gets one in on the sneak at the end of the interview. Check it out below!

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Superman

by Mike Brilliant

1. You had an awesome cape that was actually your blanket tied around your neck.

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Man of Steel fake ad

by Brett White

Gillette's "How Does He Shave?" campaign has taken over pretty much every ad space on every subway here in New York City, causing everyone with even a passing knowledge of DC continuity to cite this exact image over and over again.

But what if other companies decided to partner with "Man of Steel"? And what if they were companies without even the tenuous connection to Superman that Gillette boasts? For everyone annoyed by those razor ads, the folks over at NextMovie have compiled a list of fake ad campaigns that prove that our subways could be covered in a lot worse.

Check out a few of the fake ads after the jump, and then pop over to NextMovie for the rest!

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Fantastic Four

Clear eyes. Full hearts. Flame on.

Word on the street today is that "Chronicle" duo Josh Trank and Michael B. Jordan are once again teaming up for a take on superheroes — and this time, it's Marvel's First Family. According to a report from The Wrap, the "Friday Night Lights" vet is in talks to star in Trank's "Fantastic Four" reboot as Johnny Storm, the Human Torch. This douses rumors of Noel Fisher getting the part and comes hot on the heels of Allison Williams being rumored for the part of Invisible Woman.

My fingers are crossed that this one works out, if only because every movie should star someone from "Friday Night Lights." Honestly, every movie should star everyone from "Friday Night Lights," especially "Fantastic Four."

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Iron Man 2

by Brett White

Somewhere along the way, "Iron Man 2" got a bad rap. We're venturing heavily into personal opinion territory, here, so buckle your seat belts. To me it seems like the movie has inexplicably become shorthand for garbage, and I just don't see it. Yeah, I'm the target audience for a movie like "Iron Man 2," and I was hungry for more Marvel when the film came out in 2010. But I thoroughly enjoyed it, which apparently doesn't jive with the majority of comic book movie fans out there, who seemingly forget that actual superhero film garbage exists. "Iron Man 2" is not "Batman and Robin," people. It's not "Catwoman."

As a true believer in "Iron Man 2," I've assembled a diverse group of commentators to argue the film's case. There's too much hate for this movie online, so it's time to consider showing it some love. And with "Iron Man 3" just around the corner, what better time is there than now? Read on ahead for more Sam Rockwell praise than has possibly ever been compiled in one place on the internet.

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Loki

by Brett White

To say that the internet is excited about the teaser for "Thor: The Dark World" would be an incredible understatement. Loki is practically the king of the internet, especially in the realm of Tumblr where GIFs roam free. And if any of you are internet anthropologists, you might want to check out the Loki tag to see the birth of the dozens of memes inspired by Loki's new hair style. It's really something to behold, isn't it?

But before you dive into the wild world of Tumblr in search of new Loki fan art, check out the mighty GIF wall assembled below.


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by Brett White

Yesterday we reported that comedian Patton Oswalt had extensive thoughts about how he could work himself into the Marvel movies as a villain. Little did MTV Geek know that Oswalt would soon make his debut as a Nolan-esque version of the Batman villain the Penguin. The video contains some graphic violence and some naughty words, so it's pretty NSFW unless you work at a pretty chill place. It's also hilarious. The video also stars comedy giants Pete Holmes and Matt McCarthy as Batman and Commissioner Gordon.

What do you think of Oswalt's turn as the Penguin? Let us know in the comments below or hit us up on Twitter!

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Batman

The 2013 MTV Movie Awards are this Sunday, April 14th. The fate of one category, Best Hero, rests in your social-media-savvy hands. But there isn't much of a choice in this category — at least not according to Splash Page writer Josh Wigler.

What's got two thumbs, a multi-billion-dollar corporation to his name, a secret lair and arsenal of highly sophisticated anti-crime technology, and is the Best Hero of the year?

The answer, unfortunately, is not "this guy," as much as I'd like it to be. Instead, I'm throwing all of my hero worship behind the Batman, easily the most deserving candidate in the Best Hero category at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.

"Why is Batman the Best Hero," you ask? Really? We have to answer that question? We'll limit ourselves to ten responses, otherwise we would be here all day.

1. He has a Bat Cave and you do not.

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