MISC/HIGH CONCEPT 9: Mini Essay: Mars and the Dark Age of Superheroes
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Sat May 29 18:03:49 PDT 2010
On May 26, 11:33Â am, Saxon Brenton <saxonbren... at hotmail.com> wrote:
> [MISC/HIGH CONCEPT 9] Mini Essay: Mars and the Dark Age of Superheroes
> Â Â Â So. Â How *would* Mars, god of war (or Ares, to use his ancient Greek
> name) cause the Dark Age of superhero comics?
One thing to remember is that Ares relied on his twin sister, Eris
(Roman name Discordia), to do a lot of the dirty work in starting the
conflict. He didn't need to do much of the planning; he just took
advantage of it (and often gave her the idea of what he wanted). If
may not be a coincidence that the Dark Age of comics coincided with
the rise of Discordianism on the rapidly-expanding Internet of the
mid-90s. . . .
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