Just Another Batguy: Mark Millar's Nemesis
I promised $10/mo contributors and up that they could commission an essay. Only two people have taken me up on that so far; the first person asked me to write about Mark Millar's Nemesis. The piece fits into my upcoming ebook "Your Favorite Superhero Sucks", so I figured I'd write it sooner rather than later. Hope you all enjoy it more than I enjoyed reading the comic!
Supposedly, Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's 2010 Nemesis is a what-if-Batman-was-a-supervillain riff. It's not, though, and there are a couple of tells. One of the more blatant is when Washington DC commissioner Blake Morrow is confronted with one of the evil Nemesis' clues. "What's black and white and red all over and how does it relate to a gas attack?" the riddle goes. Morrow deduces it's the Pentagon because the Washington Post was fou