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Character Spotlight: Superman

Superman is the oldest of the Superheroes, the uplifted model for all who have come after. The grand universes of comics and characters that we enjoy even today are firmly based in the mythos, morals and ideals that created one … Continue reading

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November: Month of Justice 

It is no secret that Article Asylum is an enthusiastically Pro-DC site. This does not mean we are Anti-Marvel or unwilling to dive into other areas of nerd culture. In fact, we look forward to Thor: Ragnarok and will be … Continue reading

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Superman: The Protector of the Weak

The eugenics program of the early 20th century is a stain on the morality of the people and government of the United States.

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The Truth About Hope

In The Dark Knight Rises, Bane supposes that “there can be no true despair without hope”. Meaning that without a carrot dangling on the edge of a stick to falsely promise a reward, one can go numb to despair. I … Continue reading

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The Weight of Destruction: How the DCEU Allows Both its Heroes and Citizens to Mourn

The world changed that day. People looked up, hopeless and helpless as they watched buildings topple and towers fall. Street corners, blocks, and boroughs were destroyed under the weight of changing gravity. Metropolis was being destroyed by the world engine, … Continue reading

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