Author : Ziggy
As a comics fan, a philosophy and theology nerd, and part time superhero, Ziggy shares his observations and derivative humor as writer of The Superheros Guide to Heroism. When he is not working on his column or dispensing justice, he enjoys writing for cracked.com and spending time with his wife and two above average rabbits.
One of the great dynamics in The Avengers is the face-off between Iron Man’s flashy, egotistic pragmatism and Captain America’s Boy Scout-like selflessness. In our humble opinion, this accurately translates the character’s rapport from the comics, where as often as the two work together, they often find themselves in disagreement, and occasionally open hostility.
Warning, spoilers abound.
After returning from viewing The Avengers this weekend, we decided to put aside our planned post and discuss the Hulk instead.He made a compelling case
Joss Whedon’s interpretation of the Avengers is second to none (seriously, go see it), and the Hulk’s character is likewise amazing. Whedon brilliantly captures the terrifying power…
Greetings, fellow heroes.
In honor of the upcoming release of The Avengers and the recent re-forming of The Justice League, I thought I’d revisit an old topic- joining a super team. It’s pretty much a given that if you’re a superhero, you will, at some point, end up on a team. For example, the Avengers have had nearly 100 members, past and present, and the Justice League has had…
Those of you familiar with Ecocomics from our previous website should know all about the concept of superheroes and externalities. We’ve discussed the topic ad nauseum, pointing out several examples along the way. However, in light of beginning this blog for Subculture for the Cultured, and considering the fact that this is a major issue that we will revisit again (I’m sure), it might pay…