Each of DC’s major characters is essentially a sun at the center of their own solar system. Their gravity is so strong they maintain multiple planets all on their own.
The scarred heart of humanity that breathes life into all fiction is what makes Superman truly great. And in many ways his story is the story of America.
Composer John Williams turns 86 today, which by happy coincidence is the same day millions of viewers will be celebrating the themes he wrote for the Olympics.
Here’s what is really at stake in ‘Deadpool’ and what its success says about dark changes in American individualism.
The contradiction between Superman’s words and actions in ‘All-Star Superman’ invites readers to consider the tension between relativism and protecting a community’s safety and happiness.
Isn’t there something mysterious about our difficult times that causes Batman and Superman to become morally ambiguous enemies?
Superman, the ultimate symbol of all that is good, has been reduced to a magnet for fear and indignation, betrayed by the very people he wants so badly to protect.
‘Batman v Superman’ tries to do too many things. You can enjoy it if you don’t expect much.
Frank Miller’s critically praised Dark Knight comic series is out today with the latest in the Batman saga. Here’s a review of the newest installment and the work that led to it.
Seriously. Name a superhero who wouldn’t be better off gay.
Let’s face it. We’re a nation obsessed with supervillains.
There’s something more going on in the latest Superman film which speaks to deeper conceptions of the nature of man.
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