Many people hate Nazis, especially for their role in World War II. However, the Red Skull is also a Nazi, yet he is not as hated as much as a real life Nazi. Why is that? Why is it that real villains like Hitler are hated, while fictional villains like Doctor Doom are praised for being a worthy foe… Read more →
One of the most fascinating characteristics I find about Batman is that he is the symbol of what humans can be. Unlike Superman, Batman was born as an ordinary human being, and his desire for justice motivated him to work become one of the greatest heroes in the world. He may not be able to fly, read minds, or go… Read more →
Americas Superheroes: Traumatic experiences lead to heroism?
There are five Super Heroes in America who are commonly recognized for their popular standings at the top of the original Marvel and DC comic industries. The five Hero’s I studied were Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Captain America and The Green Hornet. Each one has some sort of catalyst that turns them from an average person into the heroes we know… Read more →