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."

2 comments:

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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