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

Wonder Woman's lasso is perfect for these Wild West Justice League…

We've already fallen for Denis Medri's rockabilly Batman cast, and now he's turned his powers of redesign upon the Justice League, bringing them out to the Old West. Wonder Woman's look translates nicely to a Western style, but what about the rest? » 8/04/12 3:00pm 8/04/12 3:00pm

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 just … » 5/18/12 2:15pm 5/18/12 2:15pm