Superheroes are huge, not just in comics but in movies and novels as well. So there's nothing more exciting than the idea of creating a new superhero from scratch. But aren't all the good ideas taken? Not necessarily.
Everybody's looking for the next Smallville. Both Warner Bros (DC) and ABC (Marvel) are aiming to create the next sensation based on existing comics properties. But given how bad most comics-to-TV adaptations have been, how do you copy Smallville's success?
Seventeen-year-old Tabitha Brennan drives a truck which transforms into a giant girl robot, crushing the mobsters who stand between her and crime boss-hood. That's just one splash page from this week's Birds of Prey #113, the first issue from Sean McKeever (Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane). See the full image, and get some…