How is it that some of the most iconic heroes in comics don't have recognizable faces? Ask someone to draw Dick Tracy, most everyone will draw him the same way. Archie? Same thing. But what about Batman/Bruce Wayne? Superman/Clark Kent? Erik takes a look at how few super heroes actually have specific looking faces.
Articles by Erik Larsen
The question of aging comic characters, specifically those from Marvel or DC, is a complicated one. Ask fans whether they should age and most will probably say yes. Erik examines the inherent complications involved in aging comic characters and why most of them stay the same age for 30, 40 or even 50 years.
Erik takes you inside Image Comics to discuss the kinds of submissions they get and if you've ever sent one, you need to read this column. Then, what brought around the collapse of the comics industry in the '90s? Could it have been one of comics' greatest icons? Plus much more. Updated