How does Superman fly?

For a long time I’ve supposed that Superman has a good many capacities that he’s not yet aware of. Kryptonians aren’t like the rest of us. They’re not bound by the dimensional constraints we’re used to. I’m not sure this new “super-flare” idea is in line with that notion, but listen: We Earth folk are four-dimensional creatures in an 11-dimensiona ...

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Realism is Unrealistic

There’s nothing realistic about what’s growing in comics. What you appear to be asking about is rather cynicism and a dismissive sentiment with regard to the examination of the moral and ethical choices that came to characterize comics during a more traditional period. With regard to realism: I’ve got a friend who wrote Superman stories for a while before I did – wonderf ...

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A Muslim Registry?

In the past century a major western country had what was effectively a dictatorship evolve from the results of an ill-subscribed election in which a party with totalitarian and nationalistic inclinations, including exclusionary ideologies based on race, came to power. Generally, I reflexively tell people that the first advocate who tries to draw an analogy with the Nazi model automatically loses t ...

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