This Side of Sanguine’s Are Comic Book Superheros Really Just Modern Day Monsters?

Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. These “Universal Monsters” were the kings of the silver screen and were all bestial creatures whose otherworldly “powers” challenged the symbolic order of civilisation during the 1920’s and the 1930’s. They were a manifestation of social values that represented very realistic fears of that … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Are Comic Book Superheros Really Just Modern Day Monsters?