Comedic stars come and go. Some prove a flash in the pan, while others ride a good streak before their schtick eventually fizzles out. Only a select few reach legendary status in Hollywood.
In celebration of tonight's airing of the 2012 Comedy Awards on Comedy Central, our mate Old Red Jalopy designed these five faux comic book covers illustrating how we view five of these such icons: as heroes.
Originally published April 7, 2011.