‘Superheroes in Gotham’ Review

The Wall Street Journal
December 16, 2015
The development of the modern city did marvels for the evolution of fantasy. Out of the city’s compressed crowds and conflicts came exotic new possibilities for villainy along with the need for ever-more powerful heroes. That is how the detective came into being—figures such as Poe’s C. Auguste Dupin or Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, who would scrutinize the city’s chaotic arrays of suspects and motives and discern a simple underlying order. It is also where the superhero was born, as we are reminded by the exhibition “Superheroes in Gotham” at the New-York Historical Society (through Feb. 21). Read more…
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