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Comic heroes such as Batman, Superman, the Green Lantern, Spiderman, and the Atom are essentially vigilantes. What message do they send about the effectiveness of law to meet criminal threats? What message do comics about alternative worlds send about the inevitability and the origins of crime and injustice?
DCU MUSH (role playing game featuring the JSA)
Elongated Man (compare with the character of Eugene Toombs on The X-Files)
Among the interesting topics to explore are the roles of Catwoman and other female villains compared with other female evildoers in popular culture, and the question of whether upbringing or unfortunate accident (the Penguin) should excuse antisocial behavior.
THE GREEN LANTERN
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA
LEGION OF SUPERHEROES
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