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World’s Finest: No Better Than They Are

World’s Finest: No Better Than They Are

When last we left our DCEU heroes, Superman and Wonder Woman had been tenuously exonerated for dispatching their respective villains, but the Amazonian princess and her bat-sociate were still very much on the hook for a plethora of deceased henchmen and soldiers. Also left unresolved, for you who care about such things, were the status…

World’s Finest: Metaphors and Microcosms

World’s Finest: Metaphors and Microcosms

It’s said that the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. I, for over a year now, have been in denial. As much as I wanted to claim otherwise–to put a positive spin on things–I too was disappointed in Batman vs. Superman. It wasn’t Marthagate. If you’re hung up on that, you’re…

The Hippolytic Oath

The Hippolytic Oath

Set during the war “to make the world safe for democracy” and featuring the titular quintessential feminist icon, Wonder Woman is so rife with political overtones its hard to know where to begin. There’s the seemingly ubiquitous question of “to kill or not to kill?” which is addressed in a spectacularly subtle and nuanced fashion….

By the Boring Boasts of Brogue Art

By the Boring Boasts of Brogue Art

*deep, labored breath* Give me *panting* a second. Whew! I gotta sit down. Forgive me. That pun took a lot out of me. I don’t think I’ll be able to explain it until I’ve had a chance to recover. Maybe I’ll get around to it before the post is over, but for now all you…

All My Candidates are Heathens

All My Candidates are Heathens

Abraham Lincoln once said, “if America is Gotham City, then Hillary is the mob and Trump is The Joker… America, picking between The Joker and the mob is not a real choice. It’s time to vote for freaking Batman.” The problem is, Gary Johnson is no Batman. Gary Johnson has a hard enough time getting…

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