Tag Archives: Middle Earth

Superhero Superpowers

One of the reasons I’ve never been able to place comic book heroes in the science fiction or the fantasy genres has been common sense.  Science fiction might take the idea of faster-than-light travel and run with it, but there … Continue reading

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Hobbits as Heroes

A fan or not, it’s hard to get around the fact that Middle Earth is a font for blockbuster movies.  There have been five so far, each installment getting an extended version, and people flock to watch the movies and … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Delight

When Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings, he took all of the most interesting materials from Norse, Germanic, and Celtic mythology and created a conglomerate world of it; that’s pretty well known.  And when it came to the story … Continue reading

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