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By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

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Kapow! Mature stuff lurks in shadows of comic hub.

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One of the coolest features is the origin stories section, which catalogs how classic characters like the Green Lantern and Plastic Man became superhuman. On the other end of the spectrum from the adventures of crime-fighting do-gooders is the stuff found in the brand Vertigo, a venue for more "literary" content that didn't fit the usual superhero mold. It's kind of like the HBO of DC Comics -- with sophisticated storytelling and stylized art, but also some cartoon nudity, sex, swearing, drug use, and/or dark and disturbing scenes. (In Lucifer: Devil in the Gateway, a disabled teenager chokes on his own vomit while the title character looks on.) Not for the faint of heart, and definitely not for kids.

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  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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