DC Nation #4 is running Kenneth Rocafort‘s designs for characters of the Island of Misfit Supermen from Sideways, a stable point in the Dark Dimension, that all pick up on classic Golden Age and Silver Age transformations of characters.
You get to see the new designs and the archival stories that inspired them. Lori Lemaris from Superman #129 in 1959.
Super Brain Lois Lane from Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #27, Red Ant Superman from Action Comics #296 in 1963, Comet Centaur from Adventure Comics #293 in 1962…
Porcupine Jimmy Olsen from Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #65 in 1962, World’s Finest Comics #126 in 1962 and Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #44 in 1960.
And you can find all his reasoning in DC Nation #4…