Series: Daddy Issues

DADDY ISSUES #5: Aquaman Can Talk to Fish But He Can’t Raise a Kid

To “celebrate” Father’s Day I’ve written a selection of essays on some of comics’ worst ever dads. From adoptive fathers to absent ones, from rich and fascist to poor and useless, I’ve got ’em all! So strap in, grab your daddy issues, a stiff drink, and get ready to realise that pretty much all of your beloved men in tights are not only terrible people but also terrible parents. Welcome to BAD DADS – COMICS’ WORST FATHER FIGURES. If only every dad was as good the IRL Aquaman, Jason Momoa. Loving his wonderful children, teaching them to respect their...

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Daddy Issues #6: Cyclops: Hot Eyeballs, A Hot Temper, and A Hot Dad Son

To “celebrate” father’s day, I’ve written a selection of essays on some of comics worst ever dads. From adoptive fathers to absent ones, from rich and fascist to poor and useless, I’ve got ’em all! So strap in, grab your daddy issues, a stiff drink, and get ready to realise that pretty much all of your beloved men in tights are not only terrible people but also terrible parents. Welcome to BAD DADS – COMICS’ WORST FATHER FIGURES. To be honest, I probably should have started with Scott Summers. Because really, is there anything worse you can do as...

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Daddy Issues #1: Batman – The World’s Finest Terrible Dad

To “celebrate” Father’s Day, I’ve written a selection of essays on some of comics worst ever dads. From adoptive fathers to absent ones, from rich and fascist to poor and useless, I’ve got ’em all! So strap in, grab your daddy issues, a stiff drink, and get ready to realize that pretty much all of your beloved men in tights are not only terrible people but also terrible parents. Welcome to Daddy Issues – Comics’ WORST Father Figures. When thinking of terrible fathers in comics, there is really only one man whom you begin this journey with, a man...

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Daddy Issues #2: Charles Xavier and His Special Institute For Training A Child Death Squad

To “celebrate” father’s day I’ve written a selection of essays on some of comics worst ever dads. From adoptive fathers to absent ones, from rich and fascist to poor and useless, I’ve got ’em all! So strap in, grab your daddy issues, a stiff drink, and get ready to realise that pretty much all of your beloved men in tights are not only terrible people but also terrible parents. Welcome to DADDY ISSUES – COMICS’ WORST FATHER FIGURES. Good ol’ Charles Xavier. For many years, the absolute paragon of goodness and morality in the world of Marvel Comics and...

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Daddy Issues #3: Magneto When Good Dads Turn Bad

To “celebrate” Father’s Day I’ve written a selection of essays on some of comics worst ever dads. From adoptive fathers to absent ones, from rich and fascist to poor and useless, I’ve got ’em all! So strap in, grab your daddy issues, a stiff drink, and get ready to realise that pretty much all of your beloved men in tights are not only terrible people but also terrible parents. Welcome to DADDY ISSUES – COMICS’ WORST FATHER FIGURES. Disclaimer: Magneto’s kids get retconned and revived all the time so I’m including any and all children who have ever been...

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