Thursday, March 06, 2008

On Superhero Costumes

Pultizer prize-winner Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay) writes eloquently about the superhero costume in the New Yorker.

Now the time has come to propose, or confront, a fundamental truth: like the being who wears it, the superhero costume is, by definition, an impossible object. It cannot exist.

Check out the entire essay, entitled "Secret Skin."


Angelo said...

hi carl. have you read kavalier and clay? it's a good read. :)

Carver said...

angelo... alam mo naman na nahihirapan ako sa mga nobela. :-)


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