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Flash’s Powers Raise Problems

April 24th, 2011 by Eamon Brennan on Eamon Brennan's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

The only other superhero who I believe could rival the completely horrible aspects of Superman’s life would be the Flash.
I say this as the Flash could also attempt to stop every single crime but unlike Superman the Flash probably could do it. In certain DC proposed futures the Flash has ceased being a person able [...]

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Tags: Superman·Flash·DC·Kingdom Come·Speed Force

Superman’s life is messed up

by Eamon Brennan on Eamon Brennan's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Superman has to live with more pain and horribleness than nearly any other super hero.
I am going to ignore the standard discussion over the pain of losing an entire civilization versus seeing your parent shot, which inevitably arises when discussing the dark life that is Superman. Instead I want to focus on the psychological trauma [...]

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Tags: Superman·Powers·Suffering·Metropolis