The last of a dying breed.
At first glance, this seems to be the single dumbest point that OMM (yeah you know them) has made to date: the idea that reading comics could turn you gay. Now, I’m no doctor, but I’m pretty sure that’s not how it works. I mean, I’ve been reading comics for my entire life and I’ve never once been able to fly or pop adamantium claws out of my knuckles. Hell, I’ve never even traveled around the world learning to be a detective, and that’s something I could probably do, if I hadn’t spent all my money on comics.
But I have to admit that there’s a core of truth to that idea. I’m a firm believer in the idea that super-hero comics can teach you something. They just can’t teach you to be gay.
What they teach you is that you should use your abilities to help the people around you and make the world a better place rather than just throwing your weight around to be a bully. And they teach you that when the world hates and fears someone just because they’re different, it’s the world that’s wrong.
No wonder they don’t want their kids reading them.