Day: 02/07/2014

Heresy of the Week – What is Batman v Superman meant to be, anyway?


batman v superman

Heresy of the Week is a (mostly) weekly spot in which I entertain some of the unthinkable notions of geek-culture. The arguments I put forward are not always things I personally agree with, but often rhetorical devices designed to force myself (and maybe readers) out of the boxes which fan discussions can get caught in. But that aside, feel free to get yourselves worked up and your knickers in a twist if you really want to.

This week’s heresy:

Having announced their plans to ape Marvel’s success, DC hopes to break into popular consciousness with the amusingly titled Batman v Superman. But leaving aside the obvious problems DC labours under, what is this film actually supposed to be?

Read on…