Here’s a weird little short film. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anne Hathaway are supers battling one another for the big win. More interesting is the side story of the sidekicks who are trying to figure out their places in the universe.
I often find myself wondering just what it would be like to live in a world where costumed heroes and mad villains actually exist. Would I be drawn into participating in their struggles somehow? Or would I end up being a sideliner, someone who watches from afar or may be a victim of a battle somewhere?
If you’re a follower of the Compleat Major Spoilers Experience™, you follow the Major Spoilers crew on social media, and you know that lately I’ve been amusing myself with various mixing and matching super-heroes into themed collections, illuminating even the darkest corners of super-fiction with the light of nerdery… Welcome to Ten Things!
The recent spate of comic movies and television shows has some declaring that it’s never been a better time to be a fan of superheroes and other such frippery. But those who remember the past can tell you it’s not the first such boom period, nor will it be the last, and while the rising tide may lift all ships, not everything that comes of comics’ periodic salad days will be memorable for the right reasons… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Super-Heroes #1 awaits!