Saturday, January 06, 2007


I've been out to this site before, and it's been linked to all over the place, but Superdickery, a site showing Superman comic book covers proving that Superman is a dick, is pretty funny. And disturbing. I knew that WWII-era comics often showed superheroes beating up Nazis and Japanese soldiers. Michael Chabon discussed it (fictionally, but certainly based on real events) in The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. are the WWII covers from Superdickery, for those of you who might find them interesting (I imagine that includes you, She Says). It does make me wonder if conservatives who talk about feminazis didn't spend a little too much time with their Superman comic books as kids. That might explain the whole black and white worldview (or red and blue view). Superdickery certainly subverts that view with the implication (scratch that, it's an outright statement) that Superman isn't all patriotism and altruism.

In addition to the covers below, there are a few out at Wired and some at STL Comics.

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