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An Amazing Array Of Custom Action Figures

Figure modder elvis1976 knows his way around the clays and the plastics, and he creates unique versions of popular comic book characters that show his deep love for the funny books. Of particular note are his versions of Tank Girl, Cable and the baby (pictured above), a movie version of Big Daddy from Kick Ass, and [...]

Picasso’s Guernica, Starring the X-Men

What would Picasso do to get back in the spotlight if he were alive today? Why, add the Uncanny X-Men to his classic mural Guernica,  of course! This piece was created by Cynthia Rodgers for the Comic Book Resources contest The Line Is Drawn, where contributors were asked to imagine radical re-designs for classic comic book [...]

Red People

Red people, each constructed of thirteen blocks, are showing up all over Moscow. They pose in all dorts of places doing all sorts of things. The art project is from the collective known as Pprofessors. The figures around Moscow are so popular, they’ve become a Russian internet meme and comic book characters! See more pictures [...]

Superhero Alignment Spectrum Chart

Have you ever wondered what hero (or villain) you have the most in common with, based on the moral choices you make in your life? Then this alignment chart should clear some things up, or show you that your fate lies in the realm of supervillainy. Based on the nine basic alignments found in Dungeons and [...]

The First Cross-dressing Comic Book Superhero

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Madame Fatal is hardly up there in the pantheon of famous and beloved comic book superheroes. Batman, Superman, Iron Man, Captain America, and the Fantastic Four probably never lost any sleep over this rival comic hero possibly replacing [...]

Marvel Cats

#MRVLCATS is a Twitter meme for which artists illustrate Marvel superheroes and other comic book characters as cats. Shown here is Dr. Strange by Adam Koford (who also did the artwork around this page). Agent M works for Marvel comics. He is collecting the artworks on his blog, so you can see all the best [...]

The Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Characters

As Clark Kent, Superman was raised as a Methodist. While growing up in Smallville, Kansas, Clark Kent attended Sunday church services at the local Methodist church with his mother, Martha Kent, every week until he was fourteen years old. These aspects of the character are not speculative, but are canonical – established by in-continuity published DC [...]

Somewhat More Realistic Cartoon Characters

Trying to improve upon classic comic and cartoon characters is like messing with Mother Nature. Still, there’s nothing wrong with re-imagining a character from a different point of view. Tools like Photoshop make it easier than ever to give texture and shadow to plain line drawings, so converting our favorite cartoon characters into a more [...]

Disney to Acquire Marvel Comics

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to buy Marvel Entertainment, which includes 5,000 comic book characters, including Spiderman, Captain America, the X-men, and the Fantastic Four. Under the terms of the agreement and based on last week’s closing price of Disney, Marvel shareholders would receive a total of $30 per share in cash plus approximately 0.745 [...]