Just as a player might have to master a new skill in a Souls game to progress through a level, readers must learn a new set of skills to progress through the “Round the Bend” chapter of Moore’s Jerusalem.
Most men – not just geeks – have to try hard with women. And if you’re not trying hard, you almost definitely can and should do better. Here’s how.
Man’s highest purpose is to officiate the marriage of Matter to Meaning. His second highest is the appreciation and enjoyment of all the wondrous works begotten by this union.
“Rejoice! This is the promised time, Of earth’s ascent to realms sublime. Imagination’s endless dance, Is mankind’s jeweled inheritance.”
The comics published presently must be made with futurity in min; they are today’s tapestries and vases, the repositories of our modern mythology, meant to preserve and pass down who we are as a culture.
Every bit as much as Daredevil is a hero is shaped and defined by Irish Catholicism, so too is Luke Cage cut from Black Liberation Theology.
Though grotesque, eerie, even eldritch imagery is scattered throughout the puzzle platformer, it is this juxtaposition of such a proximate setting with the very event which epitomizes evil in our cultural memory which imbibes in Inside such a haunting quality.