Why Do Superheroes Need Alter Egos?

On the occasion of Batman’s 75th birthday, Thomas Fiffer explores the duality that defines superheroes.

Being “Human” Made Him Super

Frailty, Loss and Fatherhood; inside the distinctly mortal experiences that made the “Man of Steel”

Are You Bruce Wayne or Clark Kent?

The Style Gent reflects on the differences between two of the most famous alter-egos.

Superheroes Are Humans, Too [OpEd]

Hollywood movies ignore the humanity of the men underneath the masks. Their internal struggles are as important as their superpowers.

Superman and Innovation – Who Will Be the Maccabees?

Sam Sattin wonders, how do we tell the difference between the revolutionary and the trivial?

True American Gods

Carl Pettit explains how Superman, Iron Man, Batman, the Incredible Hulk, and Spider-Man became the American Titans.

Becoming an Asshole…For Good?

Ron Mattocks finds inspiration and wisdom in some unlikely characters: Don Draper, for instance.

Movies: Laurence Fishburne Joins Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel

Cementing his place in comic book cinematic lore, the man who was Morpheus takes on journalism.