META/WWW: Superheroes and the Law

rickhindle rickhindle at
Tue Dec 21 15:03:59 PST 2010

On Dec 20, 9:54 am, Phantasm <phantom_belc... at> wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2:08 am, Jamas Enright <t... at> wrote:
> > Been a few stories on here about how superheroes interact with the law.
> > This is a new blog of posts on that very topic, of comic superheroes and
> > various situations under american law. (And no, I'm not involved, I'm just
> > enjoying it!)
> >
> I need to bookmark this, as there seem to be new entries since the
> last time I read it. ;)
> All in all, whenever a superhuman legal technicality raises its head,
> this would be the first place I'd look, particularly for a "relatively
> new to superhumans" world like StarFall (I say "relatively new" since
> superhumans have been around for ten years, in-universe, and unlike
> Marvel and DC *don't* have a history dating back to WWII; even
> then ... hell, Congress is *still* trying to keep up with the new
> Internet technologies).

It's a great resource, even if you're just picking through stuff.  A
recent topic that I found fascinating was the idea about where best to
set up your supervillain lair - I mean, who writes or reads superhero
fiction (whether comics or RACC) that doesn't wonder that?

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