Tag: superheroes

SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! (part 2)

Previously: SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! Following up on that previous post, I’ve had a few people tell me that they mostly agree, but that it depends on the character. I certainly agree with that. And there are some characters who can work either with or without them, it just depends on how they’re written. But…

SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL!

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and I saw that one of my friends had posted the following article, saying that he agreed with it: NO MORE SECRET IDENTITIES: THE TROUBLE WITH ALTER-EGOS by Marshall Lemon Well, I immediately disagreed, just by reading the title. And then even after reading the article, my opinion…

WHAT IF SUPERMAN WAS REAL?

In recent weeks more information about the upcoming Superman movie, The Man of Steel, directed by Zak Snyder and starring Henry Cavill, has been released, starting with the above poster. My first thought was, that’s a very odd choice for a movie poster. Superman in handcuffs, surrounded by armed soldiers. What exactly is that supposed…

PHOENIX RISING by Corrina Lawson

Superheroes and sex, two of my favorite topics. Thankfully these topics are combined in this latest Urban Fantasy novel from Corrina Lawson. This book has a little bit of all the things I like in fiction: government conspiracies, military action, superhuman fighting, and did I mention the sex? This is the story of Alec Farley,…

SUPERHEROES & POLITICS

Last year I wrote a blog where I listed MY 10 FAVORITE SUPERHEROES Today I’m revisiting that list. This time I’m speculating as to what their individual political leanings are, and whothey voted for in the last election, President Barack Hussein Obama or Sen. McCain? 1/CAPTAIN MARVEL In his secret identity, Captain Marvel is actually…