Spider Man

Soldiers Could Soon Be Wearing Body Armour Made From Genetically Engineered Spider Silk

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

The US Army is investing up to $1m in the development of spider silk body armour that could be lighter, thinner, more flexible and tougher than steel....

Summer in the Cinema

Tom Linay | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

August is deep into summer school holidays and although another superhero film has filled the slot occupied by Fantastic Four last year, the casting and trailers for DC Comics' Suicide Squad makes it clear that another Fantastic Four-style disappointment is not on the cards, and it could easily eclipse Batman V Superman to become the DC film 2016 is remembered for.

Superheroes Are Often Young, Male and Marginalised... But Every Young Man Could Be a Lifesaver

Tom Holland | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Holland

I have the privilege and responsibility to play Spider-Man on screen, something I figure all young boys dream about but without realising that they can do something heroic and life changing without swinging across the Manhattan skyline... For whatever reason, men have not engaged with stem cell donation in the same numbers as women. This needs to change and that's why Anthony Nolan is running a campaign to understand the reasons for this shortfall and plug this lifesaving hole.

Someone's Stealing Captain America's Thunder In New Trailer

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

The new trailer for ‘Captain America: Civil War’ has landed, but the spotlight has rather been taken away from the comic book hero by the arrival ...

Romance Across the Galaxy: Six Sci-Fi Couples Which Are Guaranteed to Make You Jealous

Jonathan Bird | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan Bird

From meeting on Star ships to tracking unidentified flying objects, love and romance finds its' way into some of the best Sci-Fi movies and shows ever made. I have showcased 6 of the most well-known and epic love stories.

Just Who Is 'Spider-Man' Actor Tom Holland?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Tom Holland might not be a household name yet, but that is all about to change thanks to the Brit actor landing himself the role replacing Andrew Garf...

Young Brit Actor Lands 'Spider-Man' Lead Role

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Tom Holland has been announced as the new ‘Spider-Man’. Who Is Tom Holland? 9 Facts In 90 Seconds On The Soon-To-Be-Huge Star The young, rel...

Scientists Are Actually Creating Super-Spiders By Spraying Them With Graphene

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Trento, Italy have created some of the world's first 'super spiders' by coating them in nanotubes. Invoking ideas f...

Has Andrew Hung Up His Spidey Suit For Good?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Andrew Garfield has hung up his spidey suit and won’t be returning as Spider-Man, according to reports. The actor has played the superhero in tw...

These Gloves Will Let You Climb Buildings Like 'Spider Man'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Tech

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a revolutionary silicon-based 'Spider Man' glove which allows a human being to climb up a flat verti...

Spider Crawls Into Man's Body Via Appendix Scar, Burrows Into His Sternum

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

A holiday-maker retuned from his travels with an experience to remember – after medics pulled a tropical spider out of his body. Dylan Thomas wa...

WATCH: The Famous Upside-Down Spider-Man Kiss, Reenacted By A Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, not just a dog - a Spider-Man doll, too. Nice work, Pete (that's the dog). You make a very beautiful Mary Jane. SEE ALSO: WATCH: The...

Brayden Denton, 5, Given Funeral With Superhero Pallbearers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

A 5-year-old boy who lost his battle against brain cancer earlier this month was given a superheroes funeral, with six special pallbearers. Brayde...

Film Review- The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Jack Pelling | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jack Pelling

Two years after Marc Webb rebooted Sony's lucrative Spider-Man series, the jury is still out over whether it was too soon to revive the franchise so quickly after Sam Raimi's third installment.

WATCH: Spider-Man Meets His Match

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Comedy

In which the clever people at Evian take their previous advert - adults mirror-dancing with baby versions of themselves - and give it a superhero twis...

Our Superheroes Are Getting Too Dark

Pat Higgins | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

The darkness in the Superior Spider-Man arc has meant that I've been quietly hiding the comics rather than encouraging my kids to flick through them as I used to. The darkness in Man of Steel means that those same kids will grow up with the Reeve movies rather than the Cavill ones, which is probably cooler anyway.

'Spider-Man' Knocked Unconscious

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A teenager dressed as Spider-Man was knocked unconscious by a gang of men during New Year's Eve celebrations. The 18-year-old was taken to hospital...

Spider-Man In 'Catching Woman' FAIL

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Spare a thought for poor old Sarah Haines from 'Good Morning America' - broadcasting from Times Square ahead of New Year's Eve, and hoping for a dashi...

Childhood Fears of a Horror Writer

Pat Higgins | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I've been writing screenplays for horror movies and splashing around in the shallow end of the film industry for a decade now. Horror has become my comfort zone, albeit with a hefty splash of comedy to help the dark stuff go down. It wasn't always that way...

Preview of 'LEGO Marvel Super Heroes'

Andrew Edney | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

I really liked what I saw of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and I can't wait to see more and actually get some hands on with it. From what I did see its a lot of fun, and with around 100 playable characters to choose from everyone should be happy.

WATCH: 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Gets The Bad Lip Reading Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Comedy

There's nothing that fills our hearts with joy more on this here internet than a new cat video Bad Lip Reading video. Why, just take a look at our rou...

REVIEW: Spider-Man Lego Reviewed Using 'Vine'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Tech

Every once in a while here at HuffPost Tech we like to remind ourselves of where our love for technology began. For some of us that was early video ga...

FIRST LOOK: Spider-Man's New Spandex

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

The first photos of Andrew Garfield on set in his new Spider-Man costume have been revealed. The new red and blue spandex suit seems to take direc...

The best comics of 2012

Dr Dan Smith | Posted 28.02.2013 | Home
Dr Dan Smith

February saw the arrival of the first London Super Comic Convention. An enormous hall at the ExCel in Docklands was filled by fans, cosplayers, stalls, comic creators and something like a god. Amongst the mortals, the mighty Stan Lee walked, smiled, posed for photos, bringing joy and goodwill to all.

WATCH: Spider-Man Football Streaker Is Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Well, that's one way to liven up an American football match, we suppose. A man who streaked across the pitch wearing only a Spider-Man mask at Frid...