The trend is to have every hero be “dark” and “edgy.” This habit is why, more than ever, The Phantom is a fun and good piece of entertainment.
"There is a relationship between the sign, the word or words, and the thing signified. In writing, the relationship is between the words and their author, with the quill/person as the conduit or sacrament and the letter the effect."
"Harry has just finished listening to everyone piece together what happened while he and Dumbledore are away when the Arthur and Molly Weasley suddenly come in to see their wounded son, Bill."
"It makes me sad that people now don’t sing much. It used to be much more like what we see in Middle-earth: people sang while they worked, people sang while they played, people sang for no particular reason at all, except for the fact that they felt like singing. "
"As a young farm boy gazing wistfully at Tatooine's binary sunset, Luke Skywalker never could have dreamed where his spiritual journey would take him."
"I freely admit that I read and watch primarily fantasy and science fiction. I do occasionally branch out into historical or period dramas, mysteries, and superhero blockbusters."
"Even with Rowling's vivid imagination, lively characters, and fantastical setting, Hogwarts was familiar."
"Switchfoot is a band for deep thinkers. They're a band for all seasons - a band of powerful songs."