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Godzilla/Gamera

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One is a radioactive dinosaur and a metaphor for atomic weapons. The other is really neat and full of meat. Two men in rubber suits with a grudge against model buildings. Which radioactive fire burns brightest?

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Here’s a clue:

I may not have been very good as explaining what I have in mind for Pop Culture Pit Fight.
This video by Patrick Rothfuss should give everyone an idea.

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What is Pop Culture Pit Fight?

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Great Ridley Scott!

Bladerunner/Alien

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One man, two movies. Proto-cyberpunk or space nightmare, can the future be any darker than this? Or are these movies a vision of humanities destiny? And which film has been more influential?

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I Love You So Much I Want to Punch You In the Face!

Superheroes/Comics

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Are superhero fans the art form’s worse enemy? Sales rarely follow critical acclaim and publishers cancel promising books before 12 issues. Why should Marvel foster new characters when they can just turn out another X-Book? The real reason Batman and Wolverine get around.

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Truth, Justice and the Intellectual Property Way

Superman

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A good man standing alone against the darkness or god among men who fights to preserve the status quo. Is big blue a shining example to mankind or an empty shell propped up by a corporate media conglomerate?

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Alan Moore Than You Can Handle

Alan Moore

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He’s one of the greatest writers of comic books. Does he have a point when he rails against the publisher who made him so successful? Or should he suck up his loses and hire get a contract lawyer on retainer?

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Who You Gonna Call on His Cellphone Which He Drops?

Angel Investigations/Ghostbusters Inc.

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A ragtag assortment of supernatural fighters or an academic startup? Stakes and circle or proton packs and ghost traps. Who is better at protecting against the supernatural, science or the supernatural itself?

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The Space Opera’s Not Over Till the Crime Lord Sings

Star Wars/Dune

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Sandworms and Sarlacc Pits. Two dangerous galaxies, one far, far away the other presumably closer. The Spice must flow or the Force is with you. What’ll get you there faster? A Guild Navigator or Hyperspace? Who would make a better PA, a Droid or a Mentat? And who is more mystical, the Bene Gesserit or the Jedi Order?

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The Superhuman Normal Humans

Batman/James Bond

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One dresses as a bat, the other dresses with dignity. Two paragons of ability with top tier gear. Representatives of the establishment who solve their problems with violence. How do their many incarnations match up? West vs. Moore? Bale vs Craig?

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