This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
January 24, 2019
Do you want to be a superhero? It seems like every movie, book or telly show these days features some version of a caped crusader, saving the world from threats both fantastical and extraterrestrial – and they get to wear seriously snappy trousers while they do it.
I don’t believe there was every any doubt that a few individuals would step forward and answer, “Yes. This is something that will slot nicely into my daily routine between doing the dishes and streaming six episodes of Jessica Jones. Clear my schedule, Phyllis, there is evil afoot.”
Of course, back in the UK, we’ve neve...