Cell Research by Gunnar Johnsen
Chill Out by Anders Ekengren
Ominous Ambience by John Ahlin
Descent by Sono Sanctus
Either Oar by Sono Sanctus
In a year when we’re reassessing the role of law enforcement in the real world, is it time to reimagine the role of vigilante super-cops in fantasy worlds? I talk with prosecutor Patrick O’Connor and police officer Henry Wong about how Batman or The Punisher could better reflect the times. Matthew Westfox, co-host of the podcast Superhero Ethics, discusses the moral quandaries of Daredevil. Peter Nowak, author of “The Rise of Real-Life Superheroes,” explains why costumed crime fighters are no longer just in fiction, and we hear from The Grim and Violet Valkyrie, who actually patrol the streets of San Diego as their superhero alter-egos.
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