Your Superhero Origin: Introduction

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Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of interlinked pieces that will be posted under the unifying title and category of Your Superhero Origin. Originally, it was intended to a book, and essentially it still is. I initially had plans to self-publish this book, both for the desired speed of self-publishing and for being able to have maximum creative control over every aspect right down to the cover design. For numerous reasons I won't go into here, I had stopped working on the book and put it aside for what's become almost two years now. Again for various reasons, I have chosen to now go back, take the draft that I had been working on, cut it up into article-length chunks, revise where necessary (which is pretty much everywhere), and publish it here on Pop Mythology as a series of posts, taking as much time as I need for...
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The Pop Mythologist
The Pop Mythologist is the founder and editor of He has been a staff writer for the nationally distributed magazine KoreAm , the online journal of pop culture criticism Pop Matters and has written freelance for various other publications and websites.