META: Nemesis as opposite, nemesis as mirror
pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 00:16:55 PDT 2013
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:05:09 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> One thing not mentioned yet: Who says a hero's nemesis has to be a villain?
An excellent point!
> In my own stories, the line between hero and villain is kind of blurry.
> Ellipsis has been called both. And he's the closest thing Wyatt
> Ferguson has to a nemesis. Admittedly, archrival might be a better
> term, because neither one wants to hunt down the other. But they always
> have different approaches to the same problem, and they often confront
> each other.
> In one of the Marvel
> Knights series, Daredevil made it his business to hunt down the
Wait, I thought we were talking about characters who *weren't* villains.
> We all know Batman, Superman, Lex Luthor, and the Joker have nemesis
> relationships. Sometimes it's a four-way relationship; they each do
> things differently, and they've each fought each other too often to
> count. The only consideration is circumstance; for instance, Superman
> decided early on not to hunt the Batman.
The Joker's Four-Way Relationship!
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, ohmai
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