In honor of the “The Dark Knight Rises” being released on Blu Ray, I decided to focus on the American Value that is espoused most by Batman: Might FOR Right. Being America’s first knight, Batman comes from a tradition wrapped in honor, myth and a reality that was not always as noble as it looks at […]Read More What The Dark Knight Rises Teaches Us About American Values
After establishing why our hero needs a sidekick and what the definition of a sidekick is, I thought it would be fun to understand the different types of sidekicks there are. Even though most of us recognize a sidekick when we see one, there are definitely some who take their job more seriously than others. […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick – Different Types of Sidekicks
Why does a hero need a sidekick? I think we can sum this up PERFECTLY by going to the first story to introduce a sidekick: The Creation Genesis Chapter 2 20 …. but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. 21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick – Why Does A Hero Need One?
Yesterday I found out an article I had written more than ten years ago (when I was still wet behind the ears trying to be a writer) had been used as source material for the Wikipedia entry on Sidekicks. I got a good giggle out of being right next to a well known LA Times […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick