Art by Kurt Schaffenberger. American politics and media often play up the supposed “core” or “true” America. In politics, Iowa and New Hampshire are the… Read More »“Normal America” is more like Metropolis than Smallville
“Superman” (vol. 1) #359 (May 1981). Art by Curt Swan. Over the years, DC Comics has published some stories showing how Clark Kent moved from… Read More »Why did Clark Kent move from Smallville to Metropolis?
For their entire history, Superman’s hometown of Metropolis and Batman’s hometown of Gotham City have had no official state. Unlike the Simpsons’ Springfield, however, the… Read More »Gotham City in New Jersey? Metropolis in Delaware?