A Response to Avengers: Age of Ultron, in Triptych

Comics, is a chump’s game.

The medium’s greatest strength is something that goes all the way back to its pulp roots; comics is a kind of living mythology. Call it “perpetual fiction”. Buy a copy of the magazine each month, and you purchase a Rite of Return, as the ancient Druids might have called it. You can Return to your past, when the four colors of the full-color processing were bright and clear, and when it was both easy and simple to tell the good guys from the bad.

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Director: Joss Whedon
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Bettany, Chris Evans

(Marvel Studios; US theatrical: 1 May 2015)

And the best part? Come back in 20 years, more years than

Article source: http://www.popmatters.com/feature/192800-a-response-to-avengers-age-of-ultron-in-triptych/

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