Analyzing 'Kingdom Come': The Dynamics of Power, Morality, and Consequences in a Superhero Universe
The golden age superheroes have retired, and a new generation, who barely recognize the concept of consequences, now protect the world, Join us, as we embark on a journey through the pages of DC's 1996 epic: 'Kingdom Come', featuring the exquisite artwork by Alex Ross written by Mark Waid. We examine a universe where Superman returns from his retirement, pulling together the old Justice League members to counter the reckless actions of new heroes.We'll evaluate the fraught relationship between Batman and Superman, and the heartbreaking sacrifice that the Man of Steel is pushed to make. You'll feel Wonder Woman's indomitable spirit, Batman's cynicism, and Superman's struggle to reconcile the two sides.We discuss the evil Superman trope, and the implications of his god-like status in 'Kingdom Come'. We'll ponder the ethical dilemmas that lie within, highlighting our favorite moments, most underrated characters, and favorite panels. We'll help you understand the depths and dimensions of the superhero narrative and leave you with a fresh appreciation for the complexity of these characters. Whether you're a comic book veteran or a newcomer, this episode promises an enthralling immersion into the world of 'Kingdom Come'.00:00 Intro 03:41 Discussing DC’s “Kingdom Come” Comic 39:50 Wrapping Up With Our Favorite Moments, Lines, Characters & PANELS 01:00:37 Signing Off & Topic for Next Week (Who Knows?)Email the pod at firstname.lastname@example.orgTweet us/Follow at https://twitter.com/ProjectInf_PodFollow on FacebookFollow on Instagram at theprojectinfinitepodFollow Court’s Film on Instagram @untilnexttimefilmTwitter for Rob https://twitter.com/R_Peck0628Twitter for Courtney https://twitter.com/courtkid123In the wake of the tragic death of Power Ranger actor Jason David Frank, from this episode on, the number for the Suicide and Crisis Prevention Hotline will be displayed here: 9-8-8. It's that simple. Call or text that number to be instantly sourced to a crisis counselor. Speak with someone today if you feel alone and need help.