Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Miracleman Chapter 8: Rocket Launchers Flamethrowers and Racism - Julian Darius

"But the way Moore describes how Miracleman is spotted, despite the darkness, poetically highlights the super-hero’s power. The idea that the night itself “cowers” before Miracleman is a wonderful turn of phrase. In fact, it’s the reversal of the earlier phrase “contemptuous of gravity,” which describes Miracleman’s ability to ignore physical laws. Here, nature herself “cowers” and lets the super-hero do what he wants." 3.5 out of 5