I have a new post up at . . . And Philosophy:

“The comic that perhaps best speaks to the problems of today was created over twenty years ago. Though it doesn’t get quite as much popular recognition as books like Watchmen or The Dark Knight Returns, Mark Waid and Alex Ross’ Kingdom Come is a triumph for the genre, showcasing the artistic sophistication and philosophical depth that comics can achieve. More to the point, the book might be deeply prophetic. It diagnoses the problems of our decade even more effectively than contemporary books that are more deliberately topical and allegorical.”

Read more: How We Remain Free: Why Kingdom Come is More Relevant Than Ever.