When I was a kid, Superman was a god in spandex and Batman was a guy who liked gadgets. Since then they’ve done a lot to close the gap by making Superman more mortal and Batman more heroic.

But I still have the Superfriends model in my head. Superman could push the Earth around in space, and Batman could give rides to people.

Shamus Young is the guy behind this website, this book, these three webcomics, and this program.

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