Karen Davison

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Nonviolent Superheroes?

by Karen Davison 09-01-2004
Nonviolent Superheroes?

I was interested in your article reviewing comic books ("Holy Warrior Nuns, Batman!" by David Wade, July 2004). Whenever we have a comic or cartoon depicting a superhero fighting for the right against the bad guys, we are perpetuating what Walter Wink calls "the myth of redemptive