“Just as Americans are going to the polls in November, a mass media campaign will be ramping up that depicts cities as both dangerous and wracked with torment. “My City Screams!” It could be a slogan for The Dark Knight. Or any of a host of other movies, TV shows or books. But it’s actually the tagline for The Spirit, the new comic-book movie by noir master Frank Miller. We love to imagine cities as hazardous, smelly alien worlds, even as real-life U.S. cities are becoming safer and safer. Why is genre entertainment’s portrayal of cities trapped in an era of tenements?”
— Charlie Jane Anders, writing on io9.com. Click HERE to Keep reading!