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What separates the "Ages" of comic books and where does DC make the transition from Earth-Two to Earth-One? *Comic aficionados needed*
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18-Aug-2008, 1:38 AM

I actually agree on the Golden Age point. Writers today have forgotten that on a fundamental level, the appeal of a superhero is the power/wish-fulfillment fantasy.

I mean, when I read a superhero, yeah I enjoy the story and all... but the thing that sticks with me at the end is "man, wouldn't it be cool if I had this guy's power?"

I think stuff like this is why manga such as Dragonball Z are so popular--many of them are fairly Golden Age or early Silver Age in terms of morals. There may be inner conflicts but you usually still know who to root for.

And their powers are still cool, too.