Seven of the Strangest Superhero Origins in Comics
Let’s face it, folks: not everyone can be rocketed to Earth from a doomed planet just moments before it explodes. With thousands of comic book characters out there, some of them are going to spring from beginnings that are less than humble. It’s just the law of averages.
The 23 Brightest and Dimmest Members of the Green Lantern Corps
We profiled the Universe’s most heroically-hued peacekeepers based on performance (and of course, an arbitrary sense of awesomeness care of the combined might of Chris Sims and Caleb Goellner) in 2010. Read on to see where some of your favorite lanterns rank in part one of our GL rankings …In “The Corps” DC Universe.
What the shit, Riverdale?
#4. Archie Gets Shot for Big Sales
This past week, Archie Comics went the distance and flat-out fucking killed their eponymous star. OK, so he only died in Life With Archie, a comic about an alternate reality where Archie’s an adult. Sure, Archie sacrifices himself to an assassin’s bullet that was meant for his gay pal. But holy shit, people, this is Archie we’re talking about. He’s not Superman, out there fighting universe-eating aliens on the daily. Motherfucker’s pissed away the past seven decades drinking milkshakes and failing calculus. Archie’s shooting is like cracking open the funny pages only to witness Hi and Lois getting executed by FARC guerrillas or Ziggy ODing on muscle relaxants.
X-men throughout the Media: Storm
- Storm in cartoons: I AM STORM, MISTRESS OF THE ELEMENTS. YOU ARE NOTHING!
- Storm in movies: Hi, I am supporting cast for Wolverine. I am also Halle Berry for reasons.
- Storm in comics: African goddess. Headmistress. Wakandan Queen. Pansexual icon. I AM STORM, MISTRESS OF THE ELEMENTS. YOU ARE NOTHING!