The Flash has more of a legacy than almost any other superhero. Being the fastest man alive is an honor passed down between generations, from Jay Garrick of the 1940s to Barry Allen of the 1950s and ’60s. Each generation of comic book readers is able to connect with its own unique iteration of theContinue reading “Legacy Heroes: The Flash”
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Legacy Heroes: Spider-Man
Spider-Man holds a broader appeal than almost any other superhero. The primary attraction to the web-slinger comes from his relatability. Spider-Man is the everyman: as Stan Lee used to say, “the superhero who could be you”. Readers, viewers, and consumers of all Spider-Man content can connect with the wall-crawler’s human struggles and personality traits. NoContinue reading “Legacy Heroes: Spider-Man”
Legacy Heroes: Batman
Batman is an icon to anyone who knows the character. For the past eighty years, the Dark Knight’s presentation as a hero has shifted, from campy crusader to noir detective. Despite all of the various interpretations of the caped crusader, the fundamental idea stands: someone who harnesses the darkness around him into something good. BatmanContinue reading “Legacy Heroes: Batman”
Legacy Heroes: Out with the Old, in with the New?
Everyone has his/her favorite comic book superhero. Superman, Batman, and Spider-Man are only a few of the countless characters which have captured the wonder and imagination of millions of fans. Each of these heroes are recognizable by their alter egos, from Peter Parker to Clark Kent. Yet, not all heroes hold the same secret identityContinue reading “Legacy Heroes: Out with the Old, in with the New?”