Tony Stark’s Problem of Mortality

Tony Stark’s Problem of Mortality By Edwardo Pérez [NOTE: Major Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War.] Every character in Marvel Studio’s MCU film franchise (nineteen films and counting) is fascinating, not just in the awesome array of superpowers they possess (which makes the stories and special effects fun) but in the way each character has…

What is the Purpose of the Hero?

What is the Purpose of the Hero? Age of Ultron, Dune, Batman, and Nietzsche By Jeffery L. Nicholas Age of Ultron asks one of those ultimate meta-questions: what is the purpose of the hero? I suspect that Captain America: Civil War will center on this question, but we get the first glimpse in AoU. Tony…