Some new infographics have been created that compare the costs of being a superhero, looking at how much things cost way back when they were first introduced and how much things might cost them today. The infographics look at multiple legendary comic book characters, including Batman, Superman, Wolverine, Spider-Man, and the Incredible Hulk.
Click on over to the other side now to check them all out, and be sure to share your thoughts below!
We don’t often veer off the path of entertainment-related content here at Geeks of Doom, but every now and again you see something that boggles the mind and must be shared with the masses.
Today comes a new infographic that basically proves that the odds of we as human beings existing is pretty much zero. Author Ali Binazir put together the numbers — odds of our many ancestors keeping the line going, of our parents meeting, of the sperm that would become us infusing itself with one of our mother’s eggs — and the digits that resulted are astronomical in size. Will Hunting would weep at the brain-melting size of these numbers.
If you want to see exactly how unlikely it is that any of us exist at all, be sure to continue below now to check out the full infographic.
DC Comics has posted a Superman infographic which contains the “cast of characters & how they related to the last son of Krypton.”
The chart is divided in half by Superman’s Allies and Enemies and you’ll notice that the pie portion is divided up into slices of whether they are Kryptonian, Other Alien, Parallel Earth, Earthling. At the bottom is a Superboy Clone Map and an area for the Fifth Dimension.
Check out the infographic here above (click through twice for larger view).
If you’ve ever been confused about the character relationships within Marvel’s X-Men comics timeline, you may now have some much needed help.
To help promote his comic book shop, UK-based graphic designer Joe Stone has created an X-Men Family Tree to help navigate who’s related to who, who’s romantically linked to each other, and sets of prominent arch-nemesis.
Check out the image here at right (click for larger, full view).
I have at least a decade of dedicated X-Men comic book story reading under my belt and even I didn’t recognize all the character ties, which is why Stone probably added the text at the bottom that reads, “Confused? Read more comics.”