Beyond Heroes and Villains

Investigating the nature of good guys and bad guys in fiction and real life

Super Sex Theorists: "Hung up on Superheroes' Sex Organs"

Discussions on superhero sex lives inevitably prompt people to quote three different authors. Psychiatrist Fredric Wertham rattled the comic book industry with insinuations of homoerotic and sadomasochistic subtext. Sci-fi master Larry Niven wondered whether Superman could reproduce. Through the film Mallrats, Kevin Smith answered Niven's concerns and raised new questions. Read More

Very old dirty joke

Superman was flying through Metropolis when he saw Wonder Woman sunbathing naked on the roof of a building.

He decided to have a little super fun, so he took off his uniform, flew down and f--ked the heck out of Wonder Woman at super speed, then flew away before she even saw what had happened.

"What was that?" asked Wonder Woman.

"I don't know," said the Shadow, "But my butt is really sore."

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Travis Langley, Ph.D. is the author of Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight.


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