Posted Mon, Mar 24, 2008 by Aelryn
No one identifies with Aquaman. A sea-people king that talks to fish? Puh-lease.
Jack Emmert recently wrote a Champions Online piece about identifying with your heroes. It's an interesting read.
Some of these characters boast monthly books that have run continuously for decades (Fantastic Four) or in some cases several different titles (Superman, Spider-Man). Yet others of seemingly high importance struggle for sales high enough to justify a monthly book. Thor has been rebooted recently. Wonder Woman has had several different series. Aquaman is practically a punch line. Why do some heroes succeed where others don’t?
Continue reading at the Champions Online website.