12 Incredibly Embarrassing Superhero Transformations

“Stability” isn’t a term superheroes get to hear much. People die and come back, teams are constantly changing members, and new villains are always popping up. Heck, most heroes can’t even depend on their own bodies to stay constant, thanks to magic, mad scientists, and/or otherworldly rocks. Here are a dozen heroes… » 8/16/13 10:05am 8/16/13 10:05am

What it Would Really Be Like to be Aquaman

We've already discussed the high cost of being Batman — but what about the cost of being Aquaman? Not the financial cost, but the physiological and psychological cost. Traveling at the bottom of the ocean, under crushing pressure. Dealing with the insane cold. And finding enough of a food supply to allow him to swim at … » 7/19/12 3:27pm 7/19/12 3:27pm

In this sneak preview of Aquaman, Black Manta goes nutzoid!

Here's a first look at the next week's issue of Aquaman, a series which sees author Geoff Johns delve into old animosities between the titular superhero and his arch-nemesis Black Manta. Here's an exclusive sneak peek at the first five pages of Aquaman #11, which hits stores next Wednesday, July 25. The synopsis: » 7/18/12 12:10pm 7/18/12 12:10pm

Lichtenstein's Aquaman, Norman Rockwell's Optimus Prime, and Other Fine…

Earlier this week, we showed you Hillary White's amazingly bizarre mashups of pop culture characters with classic paintings. Now other artists are getting in on the act, taking Wolverine, Black Canary, and a host of other heroes out of their normal comic book element and putting them in pieces of fine art. » 4/21/12 7:30am 4/21/12 7:30am

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DC Relaunch Snap Judgments, Week 4: Alien Burlesque and Angry Cowboys

It's the final week of the DC relaunch! What's in store for you? Reptiloid erotica, a groovy vampire book, and The Flash looking dapper. Let's tier these suckers — comics will be judged on quality, overall accessibility, and whether or not I fell asleep midway through reading. » 9/28/11 5:25pm 9/28/11 5:25pm