Cracked: The Weirdest Alternate Versions of Superheroes

Had a new piece awhile back on Cracked, but my website got hacked, so I couldn’t post it here before.

Apocrypha — there’s always some. A lot in this one, actually, but hey, them’s the sponsored articles.  This was originally the lead. It still rules. Get bent, editors:

No doubt a few of you gamers were confused when Injustice offered you a chance to download a character skin for No-Good Commie Superman. What you don’t know if you don’t read comics is that Superman: Red Son kicked nine kinds of ass and all of them deserved it. Set in a world where Kal-El’s rocket landed in the USSR, Red Son was a great retelling of what Superman represents: our capacity for greatness and how it can transform a society.