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Does a superhero movie require a good fight scene? Jacob and Matthew investigate the role of physical violence in the stories we cherish, posing questions to both the characters and the writers. Is it possible to narrate a hero’s tale without violence? Do our heroes too frequently resort to using their fists? And why is it that so many heroes interpret fighting as a form of flirtation?

Riki Hayashi and Matthew Fox explore the ethical questions from the stories geeks love—superheroes, sci-fi, anime, fantasy, video games, and so much more.
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