By Chris Sims
With their unintentionally terrifying masks and bizarre plastic coverall-style suits, the Halloween costumes produced by Ben Cooper, Inc. have become downright iconic in American pop culture through sheer awfulness. From the ’50s to the ’80s, they were a staple of Halloweens across the country and are still valued as vintage collectibles, despite the fact that they are — and this is putting it nicely — hilariously awful. With Halloween just around the corner, we’re still feeling a little nostalgic for those mind-bogglingly terrible costumes of days gone by. That’s why today, I’ve picked out 10 Amazingly Bad Retro Halloween Costumes from the archives at the Wonderful Wonderblog!
Play Imaginative's Jim Lee-designed New 52 Justice League lineup continues to expand with a new Super Alloy Green Lantern boasting the line’s usual 12” scale, approximately 80% die-cast construction and heap of accessories set to arrive by the end of the year.
By Andy Khouri
Patients at A.C. Camargo Cancer Center in São Paulo, Brazil don’t just get plain old chemotherapy. Oh, no. They get something much cooler. They get Superformula.
The hospital shares an ad agency with Warner Bros., JWT, and as a result of that connection the two worked together to create special comics and animated videos for child patients, as well as superhero-themed covers for IV bags. The halls of the children’s ward were redecorated with superhero logos, and the game room was turned into a full-on Hall of Justice.
By Andy Khouri
Ahead of its presentation to advertisers and promotional partners — known in television as “upfronts” —Cartoon Network confirmed what new and returning series will be on the slate for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. While such ComicsAlliance favorites as Adventure Time and Regular Show will return with new seasons and specials, it seems we’ll not see new installments of Green Lantern: The Animated Series orYoung Justice. But in happier superhero news, Cartoon Network announced the long awaited return of thePowerpuff Girls in a new CG-animated special, and the much anticipated Beware the Batman and Teen Titans Go! will finally make their premieres later this year.