Until fairly recently in the comics, Spider-Man villain the Rhino (a.k.a. Aleksei Sytsevich) more often than teetered somewhere between being a dim-witted heavy out to make a buck or comic relief for our hero. The joke was that he was as strong as his namesake, but maybe not as smart. But around two years ago in the pages of The Amazing Spider-Man, writer Dan Slott kind of gave the character a rethink, in a move that could have been disastrous, showing us how this con who used to have this rock skin suit grafted to his body was trying to get his life together found love and happiness only to have it all come apart in his hands, and it was one of the more heartbreaking characterizations in recent memory. Read More...

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Design director Bill Roper gave us a console development update on superhero MMO "Champions Online," how it's going to compete with "DC Universe Online" and what he's hoping will happen with the "Hellgate" intellectual property. Read More...

The creative director of upcoming MMORPG "DC Universe Online" insisted that Aquaman, perhaps the most mocked superhero in history, is a "badass," but no swimming powers are in the game "at the moment." Read More...

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