Heroes Never Rust #74: Knowing Yourself
Heroes Never Rust #74 by Sean Ironman Knowing Yourself Ms. Marvel finishes out its first story arc with the fifth issue. Kamala Khan finally gains confidence and control over her superpowers and no longer shifts her body to look like Carol Danvers. She becomes her own superhero and storms back into the villain’s lair and… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #72: Fattening the Story
Heroes Never Rust #72 by Sean Ironman Fattening the Story When I took Introduction to Creative Writing when I was an undergraduate in college, I was taught that everything in a story had to be there for a reason. I had to interrogate each word, and every one had to characterize and move the plot… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #71: Ms. Marvel vs. Possibly Offensive Imagery
Heroes Never Rust #71 by Sean Ironman Ms. Marvel vs. Possibly Offensive Imagery In the first issue of Ms. Marvel, the Terrigen Mists were released and when Kamala Khan came into contact with the mists, she gained superpowers and transformed into Ms. Marvel, a blonde-haired, blue-eyed member of the Avengers. Kamala looked up to Ms.… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #70: The Next Great American Hero
Heroes Never Rust #70 by Sean Ironman The Next Great American Hero Many decades ago, comic book creators figured out certain characteristics a comic book superhero needs to attract an audience. No matter how much power a character has or how many successes they earn, a superhero is an outsider. Superman is popular, but Clark… Continue reading
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