Introducing 'Mr. Is,' an MLS superhero

Comic strip promotes Web site relaunch

A multiple listing service — which facilitates the exchange of information and offers of compensation among participating real estate brokers — isn’t the typical backstory for a comic book superhero.

And Mr. Is, a play on the MRIS acronym for the Washington, D.C.-area Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. MLS, is not the typical superhero.