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The Tug of the Cape

In Connecting the Dots on Wednesday, 12 March 2008 at 11:16

Tired of defending your love of comic books to your naysaying friends? AV Club gives you all the ammunition you need with its exhaustive primer on V for Vendetta novelist Alan Moore. For serious doubters, Michael Chabon’s New Yorker essay may be the best starting point, as he strips the proto-hero down to his Spandex and comes up with some nifty symbolism. Some readers might even prefer a nostalgic testimonial, though we have to admit the real-life urban ninja is even more exciting.

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