Tag: heroes

Colors in Comics

Many times when we read comics we don’t take the time to pay attention to the colors that are associated with entities in the comic world. We sometimes lose ourselves in the plot and tend read at such a pace that we lose sight of the detail that is in the comic. It’s hard to step back and look at… Read more →

This Hero is Just a Little Different

The popular manga One-Punch Man, written by ONE and illustrated by Yuusuke Murata, draws readers in with its entertaining plot, dynamic characters, and incredible illustrations. Since the release of the original webcomic in 2009, One-Punch gained success, receiving 7.9 million hits by 2012 and having 4.5 million copies in circulation by September 2014. A recurring theme in One-punch is how it subverts the superhero archetype. Already a spoof on… Read more →

Maybe Not Much Of A Hero

Reading watchmen, I’ve realized that there are a variety of protagonist and antagonist and Watchmen’s really conflicting. I grew up with comic heroes that have one straight line of morals and principles. Then I read Watchmen and my conflict comes from either disregarding every character with powers as nothing but self absorbed mutants to giving credit when they do something… Read more →