Milliblog: Religous and Comic Origin Stories

Joseph Smith gets his superpowers. Have you ever noticed that the "origin stories" of religious figures and comic superheroes have a lot in common? Green Lantern is given a powerful ring. Moses is handed magic tablets. Buddha, a wealthy patrician, is horrified by injustice and suffering and decides to fix things: ditto for Batman. A powerful, … Continue reading Milliblog: Religous and Comic Origin Stories