Super smackdowns

Sometimes, even our heroes get their spandex in a twist


Photographs by Ron Wolfe

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Super smackdown illustration.

Not even Batman and Superman are able to hug it out these cranky days. Why can't we get along with our friends?


Can’t these guys just hug it out? Not a chance by the sodden look of things in this confrontation from Batman v Superman: Daw... + Enlarge


Yesterday’s Captain America saved his power punch for the bad guys. Here, in 1941, the star-spangled patriot decks Adolf Hitl... + Enlarge


Little Rock native Gil Gerard starred as TV’s Buck Rogers in 1979 and returns to sign autographs and meet fans at the River C... + Enlarge


The Joker treats himself to a serious hot dog during an earlier year’s River City Comic Expo. This year’s show again features... + Enlarge


Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) appears to have had one of those days, as superheroes keep having the more they fight among them... + Enlarge

River City Comic Expo

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12, Statehouse Convention Center, 101 E. Markham St., Little Rock

Admission: $10 per day, $15 for weekend pass

Information: rivercitycomicexpo.com

Little Rock

Picture Show

Friday-June 12, Statehouse Convention Center and Ron Robinson Theater, 319 President Clinton Ave., Suite 203, Little Rock

Admission: $10 for opening feature, The Arbalest, 7 p.m. Friday at the Statehouse Convention Center. $10 for double feature of The Crow, 7 p.m. Saturday, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), 9:45 p.m. Saturday at Ron Robinson Theater. Other screenings at the convention center are included with admission to the River City Comic Expo.

Information: rivercitycomicexpo.com

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