• Sunday Mailbag- Male Superhero Bodies?

    4 days ago - By Tom Richmond

    Q: Seeing your Captain Rochester picture made me wonder what you think of the evolution of the depiction of the male heroic physique in comics since the 1960s, as a bodybuilder yourself. I haven't bought comics for many years, and it was partly the advent of what I saw as the weirdly unpleasant overdeveloped character representations that made me stop. A: The “Captain Rochester” character is of course an exaggeration of a male comic book hero physique. I'm no expert but it seems to me the superhero physique of the day is a reflection of society's...
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