Leap Day is a weird day. An extra 24 hours that pop up every four years, February 29th exists to rectify our 365-day Gregorian calendar with the actual 365.2422 days it takes for the Earth to make a full trip around the sun.
If you follow the gospel of 30 Rock, it’s the best day of the year to take a leap—to do something strange that you might not typically do. In the spirit of the great leap, Paste presents ten of comics’ best what-ifs, retellings and roads-not-taken. Alternate histories, past lives and myths with a twist all converge on this list, so strap in, and let’s get weird!