In this preview of Superboy, the Clone of Steel battles Deathstroke's…

When we last checked in with Superboy, he was schooling the Teen Titans at the behest of a shadowy science cabal called N.O.W.H.E.R.E. Since then, he's had a bit of a volte-face and is now demanding answers from his mysterious handlers. » 3/07/12 4:00pm 3/07/12 4:00pm

In this exclusive preview of Teen Titans, Kid Flash takes on Superboy!

In DC Comics' relaunched Teen Titans series by Scott Lobdell, readers have witnessed a new team of young superheroes rally together to battle against an unlikely opponent: the psionic clone Superboy. » 1/18/12 3:20pm 1/18/12 3:20pm

10 "Crises" We Won't Miss Now That The DC Universe Rebooted Itself

As you may have noticed, DC Comics recently radical refurbished their superhero books. Among a legion of sweeping changes comes the announcement that "the Crises" — a series of keystone stories with names like Crisis on Infinite Earths and Final Crisis — were poofed out of existence when the DC Universe began anew. » 10/05/11 10:30am 10/05/11 10:30am

15 years ago, a young Geoff Johns pitched his future Teen Titans plots…

Geoff Johns may be a bigwig over at DC Comics nowadays, but back in 1996, he was another Superboy reader staking out some real estate in the letters column. » 9/24/11 8:30am 9/24/11 8:30am

Trash Fights Back: The scariest monsters made of garbage!

Is there anything scarier than a garbage monster? If you even survived a trash-monster attack, you'd have to take one continuous shower for a week to feel clean afterwards. Plus some garbage monsters contain a lot of rusty metal. » 2/24/11 9:00am 2/24/11 9:00am

10 scifi icons (and 10 obscure characters who have the same names)

You know Spider-Man, but have you heard of the British anti-hero Spiderman? Everyone's seen Terminator 2, but have you seen the Italian Terminator II? Here are 10 familiar characters (and a bunch of randoms who share their names). » 1/10/11 7:00am 1/10/11 7:00am

Jeff Lemire tells us about the post-apocalyptic manimals of Sweet Tooth

Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed Vertigo series Sweet Tooth, which follows Gus, a nine-year-old, half-deer boy growing up in a post-apocalyptic America ravaged by a mysterious plague. We spoke to Lemire about building this zoologically screwball world. » 12/07/10 10:55am 12/07/10 10:55am

Child And Alien Barbarians Tussle In This Week's Comics

Hulks are falling! Superheroes are killing each other for political aims brought upon by reality intruding upon naive utopian ideals! Medical comas are gateways to magical lands in peril! Truly, these could only be brand new comics we crave. » 1/19/10 9:00am 1/19/10 9:00am

14 Reasons Why TV And Superheroes Don't Mix

If there's one thing that this week's premieres of Heroes and Smallville collectively proved, it's that television really shouldn't try and tackle superheroes. Here's even more proof why - as well as some rare examples of when it does work. » 9/27/09 12:00pm 9/27/09 12:00pm

Does DC's Latest Revival Hint At Legal Victory?

This week's release of DC Comics' Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds included a return that may have surprised followers of a particular lawsuit over character ownership. Spoilers for lovers of teenage superheroes ahead. » 5/03/09 10:00am 5/03/09 10:00am

12 Weakest Deaths In Science Fiction History

The greatest science fiction heroes live on the edge, skimming the jagged maw of death every day. "Scifi hero" is a high-risk profession, so you shouldn't expect your idols to live forever. But at the very least, you can hope your hero gets a good death - a hero's death - instead of going out like a punk. So it's too… » 9/15/08 5:00pm 9/15/08 5:00pm

Teenagers From Future Now 50 Years Old

April isn't just the month where formerly reputable sources try and convince you that spaghetti grows on trees - It's also the month that sees the anniversary of the creation of comics' premier team of teenage superheroes fighting crime one thousand years from now. April 2008, in fact, is the 50th anniversary of the… » 4/01/08 3:30pm 4/01/08 3:30pm

Bad Greenscreen Is Kryptonite To Superboy

I don't know what's more awesome in this clip from the late 1980s Superboy TV show: the amazing special effects, the dialogue ("I stand for truth, justice, uhh... puppies...") or the acting. It's really some combination of the three that makes this feel like a big-budget fan movie. Watching this TV prequel to the… » 2/20/08 11:30am 2/20/08 11:30am

Must Read: Superman: The Man Of Steel

Must-read graphic novels are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Superman: The Man Of Steel
Date: 1986

Vitals: John Byrne reinvented Superman from the ground up with this series,… » 9/30/07 11:56pm 9/30/07 11:56pm