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I’m pretty sure Warren Ellis doesn’t like superheroes very much, though he’s certainly still managed to write more than a few bang-up superhero comics. But I haven’t read any from him lately.
While Superman was recently courting controversy by relinquishing his American citizenship, Batman went international too. He never really represented America in the manner Superman did to begin with.
With Animal Man and more recently with Kyle Rayner, we’ve seen superheroes who find themselves disillusioned with superheroism. Both bought into the myth that a single good man with extraordinary powers could save the world; they are such true believers … Continue reading
By now we’ve seen a few attempts to tell Superman stories. In “What’s So Funny about Truth, Justice and the American Way,” for example, in the face of a corrupt and broken world, he’s been incorruptible and unshakable in his … Continue reading
The Last Avengers Story is from 1995, and even though that was around the height of my comics fandom as a teenager, I didn’t read it. In fact, I had never heard of it until I saw it featured on … Continue reading