Gene Yang Gives Comics' First Asian American Superhero A Superb Origin

Superheroes may be the dominant subject for comics, but when Gene Luen Yang, creator of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and other remarkable comics, sets his writing talents to the genre, it becomes something fresh. In The Shadow Hero, Yang takes the first Asian American superhero in comics and writes him… » 7/16/14 3:20pm 7/16/14 3:20pm

Which Change To A Character Did Purists Overreact To The Most?

We all get attached to certain versions of characters, and when they get changed or updated, it can be annoying. So we end up debating whether Constantine needs to be bisexual, or whether Thor can be a woman. But sometimes, it just gets silly. Which update to a character were purists most needlessly upset by? » 7/16/14 1:28pm 7/16/14 1:28pm

What's The Most Embarrassing Superhero Costume Ever Designed?

Superheroes battle evil without any protection other than their fantastic powers, and a few strips of latex or pleather. But which superhero costume is the worst? Is it ClooneyBatman's nipples? Emma Frost's weird white thingy? Power Girl's window? Electric Blue Superman? Who's got the most costume of all time? » 7/01/14 3:29pm 7/01/14 3:29pm

"They Had To Keep Reinventing This Character Until They Got It Perfect"

Sometimes a character goes through so many reinventions and reimaginings, it feels as though they're just being chewed up by the machine. (See Hawkman.) But sometimes, the 20th version of a character is just... perfect. Which character actually benefited from endless redesigns and reboots? » 6/24/14 2:15pm 6/24/14 2:15pm