Sunday, December 30, 2012
This post over at Stars and Garters about the worst in comics for the year has me very glad I'm not reading the Superman books, mainly for the ill treatment Lois Lane is receiving. I grew up reading Lois Lane and Supergirl. Kara was the one closest to my age, but she was an alien with powers I could never have. Lois was the human, a woman whose power came from within. A topnotch reporter with infinite curiosity. Sure, she was usually reduced to trying to prove Superman and Clark Kent were one and the same, but still... She had her own freaking book for years and other than Wonder Woman, who had powers, and briefly, Supergirl in the '70s, that just wasn't the norm and still isn't. Lois was and is iconic and to know she's being treated like dirt and that Clark is acting like a super D-bag is sad. Very sad.