Posts Tagged ‘ magneto ’

Gog and Magog: Biblical Supervillians

October 16, 2012

Every superhero needs a supervillain to measure up against: Superman has Lex Luthor; Professor X has Magneto; Batman has the Joker, and more recently the mysterious strong-man Bane. In the book of Ezekiel, the hero/villain dynamic is embodied by the eponymous prophet and his (and Israel’s) nemeses of biblical proportions: Gog and Magog…

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Survivor’s Guilt

June 2, 2011
survivors guilt

In the opening scene of the film adaptation of X-Men (2000), a young boy is in line with his…

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