The 10 most insane alternate reality versions of popular superheroes

You would think that having the powers of a radioactive spider, or wearing a cape to a fight, would qualify as crazy enough for comic books. Not so. Comics delve into alternate worlds that show different sides of their superheroes - nutbag, wacko-smacko sides. Take a look at the looniest alternate reality versions… » 11/18/13 10:00am 11/18/13 10:00am

How Blue Lantern's light could save the lives of real-life babies

The Lantern Corps of DC Comics saves people through shapes made from light. Each of them have powers imbued by light. But, in reality, what can light do? Funnily enough, just plain blue light can save the lives of sick and pre-term babies. » 8/24/12 1:40pm 8/24/12 1:40pm

In this preview of Green Lantern Corps, see what a Green Lantern's…

When a Green Lantern Corpsman passes away, Morro — the Green Lantern's crypt keeper — conducts an elaborate ceremony with hammers, holograms, and heart-rending incantations. It's like the Led Zeppelin laser show at your local planetarium, only way more somber. » 3/15/12 9:30am 3/15/12 9:30am

First look at Green Lantern's alien trainer, Kilowog!

The heart and soul of the Green Lantern Corps is Kilowog, the tough-but-awesome alien who trains the new recruits. Check out a new image of how he'll supposedly look in the new movie. » 8/09/10 4:01pm 8/09/10 4:01pm

Ryan Reynolds' Green Lantern costume revealed!

Check out your first look at Warner Brother's new Green Lantern costume, on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. So what do you think of our new Hal Jordan? Should those who worship evil's might be worried? UPDATE: More images added. » 7/15/10 9:59am 7/15/10 9:59am

Comics' Best Combo Platters

Armies: Blah. Ninjas: Meh. Man-Bats: Eh. Armies of ninja-man-bats: Awesome. Mash-ups aren't only meant to liven up episodes of Glee. Comics've been throwing random crap together until it works for years. See the best monster mashes comics have to offer! » 12/20/09 11:00am 12/20/09 11:00am

Dr. Horrible Strikes Again, And Captain Picard Goes Ghost-Hunting

Fittingly, perhaps, for our book and comic theme week, there's a lot to buy in comic stores tomorrow. Whether you're looking for zombies, space opera, superheroes, detectives or even just a new Dr. Horrible, there's something here for you. » 11/17/09 9:00am 11/17/09 9:00am

Superman Returns In Green Lantern Movie?

Will the upcoming Green Lantern movie feature a cameo appearance from a certain cape-clad Man of Steel, like the script version we reviewed? One of the movie's writers isn't confirming or denying, but not because he's trying to tease. » 7/09/09 6:30am 7/09/09 6:30am

Sink Your Teeth Into A Fine Selection Of This Week's Comics

Hope you've got a healthy appetite when you hit the comic store tomorrow, because with comics about teen vampires, werewolves on the moon and culinary detectives, there's a lot to chew on in this week's comics. Plus new Batman. » 6/02/09 9:00am 6/02/09 9:00am

Escape Your Own Family With An Evil Superhero Family In This Week's…

And so, as we approach the start of the holiday season, it's worth asking ourselves, what are we thankful for? Luckily, it only takes one look at the list of comics to find more than a few likely suspects, including a sleepy urban legend, a dysfunctional family that fights together, and some of the best short scifi… » 11/25/08 9:00am 11/25/08 9:00am