Superhero Or Supervillian: Is There Really A Difference?

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by Lynda Bryant-Work “It’s the superhero problem. Superpowers make everything personal. Batman versus Joker. Fantastic Four versus Galactus. The Big G might be the Devourer of Worlds, but in the end he’s just a dude. Beat him and the problem goes away. But the real problems aren’t like that. You can’t solve them by hitting them. The real supervillains were people in suits who met in rooms and decided things. Destroy one and another would take their place.”  Ian McDonald It is called “Superhero Politics.” Convince a fan base that someone is…

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The SuperHero Superpowers Of Flight Or Invisibility: Morality is All That Separates Us

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by Tony Wyman There is a question that, on the surface, seems perfectly innocuous, but, when answered, reveals a great deal about us as individuals. Here it is: If you could have one super power, choosing between the ability to fly without an aircraft or the ability to be completely invisible at times of your choosing, which would you choose? Flight or invisibility. Pick one. To my shame, like probably half of you reading this – I took invisibility. Why this choice reveals so much is explained in one of…

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GLADD Wants The Wonder Woman Sequel To Feature Her Bisexuality

computer generated action figure of Wonder Woman with shield deflecting bullets

By Dena Leichnitz The push to re-invent comic book superheroes and Wonder Woman The Left has continually tried to “turn” everyone gay by outing historical figures, whether there is evidence to support it or merely innuendo. Having incorporated that is a tactic in GLBTQ politics, it probably comes as no surprise that there is a concerted effort to “reboot” entertainment  icons including in the world of comics –  particularly action figures. For instance, in today’s iteration of comic books, Iron Man has gone from a straight, White male to a Black lesbian. From…

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