I am not bulletproof. That should be no surprise to anyone, but it sure is a disappointment sometimes. Invulnerability is one of my favorite superpowers to play with in fictional universes. If someone were to be truly impervious, what would that mean for them? How would the physics of this superpower work in different contexts?…

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I’m sorry this blog about Avengers: Infinity War is so late after the premiere. I needed the therapy. Jokes aside, by now it’s no spoiler to say that the last installment in the MCU was quite dark. After seeing this movie riddled with death and destruction end on an impossible cliffhanger, I stomped out of…

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In our examination of the two types of superheroes and their resemblance to those living in Christ, we now turn to the faith-motivated character. As I said in my previous article, I have a personal proclivity for the colorful, cartoonish, hope-motivated style . . . but that is not my only experience. When the era…

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Generally speaking, there are two types of superheroes: the brightly colored, cape-wearing, building-leaping, after-school-special kind . . . and the dark, glowering, brooding-on-rooftops kind. Some heroes have been around so long their character has seen the best of both sides. The quintessential example of this is (of course) Batman. Back in the ‘60s, the Caped…

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