Behold Star Wars, re-envisioned as a 1980s teen movie

Italian comic artist Denis Medri has regaled us with some smashing alternate history superheroes before — we mean you, greaser Batman. And Medri's latest series of sketches is a charming addition to that familiar "Star Wars reimagined as a Western/samurai epic/QVC toaster advertisement" fan art tradition. » 8/14/12 6:50am 8/14/12 6:50am

Steampunk Spider-Man and his nemesis, Victorian-era Doctor Octopus

Steampunk superheroes are not an unfamiliar concept, but this particular batch was drafted by Italian artist Denis Medri — who was responsible for those delightful greaser Batman designs — so we'll give them a pass. Behold such villains as Kraven, the Green Goblin, and Doctor Octopus, who I presume is named "Professor… » 7/06/12 2:55pm 7/06/12 2:55pm

Meet the entire cast of 1950s greaser Batman's Gotham City

A wee while back, we featured Italian artist Denis Medri's designs for a rockabilly take on the Dark Knight. Since then, he's expanded his roster with some inspired 1950s Americana reinterpretations of Gotham's heroes and villains. His version of Two-Face — who is a "mix of Richie Cunningham and a Evil Fonz" — might… » 5/18/12 2:15pm 5/18/12 2:15pm