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Occupy Movement-Style Superheroes Are in My Favorite Panel This Week


The Movement #1 - I was skeptical about The Movement at first back when DC comics announced it as part of a pair of new series focused on the fractious class and political divides in modern-day America. These could be comics that felt horribly out of touch if the execution stumbled.

The first issue’s out and I can say that there are ingredients here that I like: crowd-sourced social justice that approximates how technology gets used in the real world and a cast of new characters that riff on the X-Men/Teen Titans/adolescent alienation template.

But, Simone deals her protagonists an extremely easy...