Commander Benson's News posts – February 2013 Archive (3)

Deck Log Entry # 153 Supplemental: The Fate of the Super-Son

In the Imaginary Story “Clark Kent’s Super-Son”, a rare combination of green and red and gold kryptonite robs Clark Kent of his super-powers as well as his memories of ever being Superman.  He goes on to marry Lois Lane and they have a son, Clark, Junior, who inherits all the mighty abilities that his father once possessed.  Ten years pass and while…

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Added by Commander Benson on February 26, 2013 at 11:17pm — 8 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 153 The Seventh Thing (Part 3)

You’ve got the idea, now.

 

The stories themselves weren’t terribly bad.  They weren’t Kingdom Come, but neither were they ludicrous in the same way that the phrase “Jimmy Olsen story” makes Silver-Age fans wince.  Then, a moment of sheer absurdity got dropped…

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Added by Commander Benson on February 21, 2013 at 8:00am — 25 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 152 The Seventh Thing (Part 2)

As I mentioned last time, fans of comic books have to maintain an abundant suspension of disbelief to accept the fictional universe of their four-colour heroes.  To some degree, that’s true for fans of any medium’s fiction.  Even television dramas touted for their attention to realism, such as Dragnet, have to make concessions to reality; limitations in casting and…

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Added by Commander Benson on February 1, 2013 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

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