1.As always, we want to see your favorite art and moments! There were plenty of times our eyes welled up…We would love to see your screenshots, or even just a description, of your “Best Of” panels in the comments below!
This panel immediately tells me the issue that Superman is facing and must attempt to overcome.
2There are many references to characters’ jackets, coats, and capes. What ties the symbolism of all their clothes together? How do characters use their clothing to convey their personal story?
As to what ties their clothes together, I say it’s that they are all a method of getting the story across, whether it’s the cap, Superman shirt, or robes, and how it reflects their thoughts. The Klan robes for hate, the baseball cap for love of an all-American game and trying to fit in, and the Superman shirt being worn by a boy committing a heinous act, in furtherance of his father’s idea of truth justice and the American way.
- Do you think this story would be received differently if it was set in modern times, rather than in the 1940
Definitely different, instead of the overt racism shown in the forty, it would for lack of better phrasing had been tackling hidden racism and its effects on people, and probably would’ve been more a Clark story than a Superman story, at least in this issue, or otherwise people would say that doesnt happen nowadays.