He may not be the Flash, but Batman Beyond is nonetheless among DC Comics' fastest heroes via "digital-first" publishing. Batman Beyond Unlimited #1 will collect previously digitally published chapters from the digital-first titles Justice League Beyond and Batman Beyond from the DC app and comiXology in 48 printed pages this February. The new release strategy echoes aspects of DC's current Bey
Mattel's DC Universe Classics line will wrap with its 20th wave in a few months, but it's not so much the end of the line as a rebranding shift, with more of the toymaker's 6" superhero figures being released through the DC Comics All-Stars line in 2012. As revealed tod
Movies: You may have known all about how George Lucas financed Red Tails, a movie out in January about WWII's Tuskegee Airmen, but did you know Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder co-wrote it? Nice.
Industry: Wizard has hired Kevi
In what is plainly the best possible news we will report for the rest of 2011, Rocksteady and Warner Bros. have confirmed that players of Batman: Arkham City will have a variety of looks to choose from as they pu
One of the most accepted truisms in super-hero comics is that there's not a whole lot of new stuff to be found underneath Earth's yellow sun. With seventy years of heroes, villains, selfless acts and dastardly schemes, plenty of creators have come up with bold new ideas, only to find out that they were done years ago. Probably by Jack Kirby.
But that's not necessarily a bad thing. A lot of the fun of super-hero comics comes from taking those old elements and seeing a new spin on them. Whether they're obvious and intentional stand-ins -- like The Authority's Apollo and Midnighter as Superman-and-Batman -- or creations that try to slip by unnoticed, there are plenty of bootleg versions of super-heroes out there, and some of them actually become great in their own right. And those are the characters we're spotlighting today with a look at The Top Five Greatest Knockoff Characters In Comics!
If you've had the pleasure of reading any of Ted Naifeh's work, like Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things or his original graphic novel How Loathsome, you've seen some pretty strange places. His new fixation