When I was a kid (in the late 70s) I remember reading comic books that had Batman fighting his arch nemesis, the Penguin. Now I’m sure some Freudian could’ve drawn perverted parallels between the Penguin’s umbrella weapon and a penis. Though you’d really have to look long and hard (sorry) to get that hidden message. I mean the comic books I read then were for kids of all ages.
Can’t really say that about any of the super hero books today. Especially if you thumb through the issue JUSTICE LEAGUE – RISE OF THE ARSENAL #3. Here’s just some of the f'd up freakiness you’ll find.
Pg. 8 – Red Arrow tries to have sex with his ex-wife and experiences performance anxiety (can't get it up).
Pg. 13 – Red Arrow beats a bunch of street toughs to a pulp trying to get drugs. Once they are out for the count our hero tries to score heroin from the same dealer.
Pg. 14 – Red Arrow freebases off what looks like an iPad.
Pg. 20- 21 – Red Arrow comes down from his “heroin” high only to realize he's beat the living crap out of a bunch of gang members with a dead cat.
Don’t want to give the rest away, but you can pick up JUSTICE LEAGUE – RISE OF THE ARSENAL #3 at your local comic book store now.