Viewpoint: Movies don’t kill people, guns kill people

Like the country, the President, the state of Colorado and geek-communities everywhere, my heart goes out to the victims and the families of the Aurora Dark Knight Rises theater shootings. I can only imagine the horror these poor fans experienced during what was supposed to have been an exciting evening of entertainment that I’m sure […]

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Superheroes & Psychology, Part 2: Flashy costumes, cool gadgets and PTSD

The psychology of costumed crusaders in comic-books has been the subject of discussion by fans, artists, writers and mental health professionals for decades; and the psychological influence that the violence and sometimes twisted sexual predilections of the heroes within those comic-book pages was the focus of the 1950s Senate hearings stemming from Fredric Wertham’s Seduction […]

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