The gut-wrenching slow-motion tragedy of Michael Scott on “The Office” made me think of the lost lesson of Superman.Read More The Lost Lesson of Superman
My frustrations from the galaxy brains with their superhero insights stem from the ones that seem to get a free pass.Read More They Never Come for Iron Man
This is a counterpoint to the idea that Craig contended that what was once true for a comic book character is what was always true, until it is specifically contradicted.Read More The Immutable Impermanence of Character Trivia: The Corollary Argument to The Perpetual Reboot Theory
If Superman is powered by the Sun–and we have several examples in multiple works where his strength increases when he is able to get stronger sunlight on him–perhaps he would be weaker at night.Read More Shouldn’t Superman Be Weaker at Night?
Is the Phantom Zone, that spinning pane of glass that was a window to a nether realm terrible enough to make Zod beg for mercy from the beginning of this film to his accidental release in Superman II, “cruel and unusual punishment”?Read More The Phantom Zone: Cruel and Unusual Punishment?
I’m wrapping up this series with a slightly more personal look at things, because that’s how I am. I think I’d disappoint everyone, myself included, if I didn’t. It’s not going to be too long, I swear. I’ll also fold in the key character to whom I’ve not given enough attention, Alfred. It’s just going […]Read More The Batman Blogs: Coda
Kershner’s accomplishment was to help create a film worth watching after the original Star Wars. It’s easy to overlook what a big achievement that is.Read More My Tribute to Irvin Kershner
This post was originally published at blogs.starwars.com/kesseljunkie on August 8, 2006. Working on another blog that’ll be coming out soon (and which I didn’t have time to work on this weekend), I was reminded of it because I started thinking about Superman. Specifically, I started thinking about Superman Returns and how I feel like I […]Read More Flashback Blog: Superman v. Anakin