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A Reader's History of Science Fiction

Jan 31, 2022

As Hollywood moved into the twenty-first century, it found a new formula for superhero stories that catapulted them to some of the most popular stories in sci-fi. In this episode, we explore the history of superheroes in film and how their modern mainstream popularity has transformed the genre.

Movie recommendation: X-Men

Other works dicussed:
The Incredibles
The Dark Knight Trilogy
The Reckoners Series
by Brandon Sanderson
by John C. "Wildbow" McCrae
Please Don't Tell My Parents I'm a Supervillain by Richard Roberts