I avoid speaking in absolutes. I usually say "it's my understanding that..." or "I believe that..." when it comes to facts, simply because that way I rarely look foolish for being indisputably wrong. Why am I bringing this up? World's Finest #202:
I like the way it refers to imaginary fight scenes and symbolic pictures as "cop-outs," which I appreciate because they are misleading and, more often than not, disappointing. I really thought this was a balls out thing to say. Superman is going to try and kill Batman! For realies, this time! Yeah!
Except that isn't Superman.
Yeah. He's a robot. Some people might say that was a cop-out. As in "this scene doesn't use any sort of cop-out... except the character you think is Superman is actually really a robot."
Oh. Spoiler Alert! Forgot to say that before. Hope that's okay.
Denny O'Neil is a good writer, but when you're dealing with the Silver Age Green Lantern and the really odd vulnerability to anything yellow, I'm sure it's challenging to come up with worthy adversaries:
So, when in doubt, use a giant yellow spider. Keeping it real, Denny O'Neil style!
I kid... O'Neil is a great writer, but when you give me the shot I'm going to take it.
Like this one:
I love writing this blog. I truly do.
See you tomorrow, weather permitting!