Day: 09/07/2014

Heresy of the Week – Is it that terrible if Superman kills people?


superman and zod

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:

“A lot of people were not exactly enamoured of the decision to have Superman kill an enemy, in a recent outing — but given that just about every other superhero has killed at least one bad guy at some point, why shouldn’t the man of steel join in?”

Read on…