The character arcs of Marvel’s Big three parallel prominent views regarding the shape of history.
The old world was just fine, and just enough of it still shines through
As with the games, I can’t help but loving the core conceit so strongly as to overlook a litany of gripes
You won’t believe a man can fly
Speculation remains rampant as to the true identity of The eponymous Cowboy
Captain Marvel excels as a period piece and a prequel, but it’s far from the feminist equivalent of Black Panther
Do you want to know how he got those scars?
It was nearly the best of times, and it was nearly the worst of times
“I do not expect ‘history’ to be anything but a ‘long defeat’— though it contains… glimpses of final victory”
Klaus is mythological enacting the same celestial beneficence our agrarian ancestors relied upon back when Yuletide meant something to someone for the very first time