Paging Fox Mulder

    I love comic book movies. This is common knowledge.

    I am not, however, rushing out to see the latest film incarnation of Superman. Not now, not in second run, perhaps not even on DVD or cable.

    Why not? Because I never have been enamored of the Man of Steel.

    Why not? Because I am not impressed with his superhuman strength and other alleged powers.

    Why not? Because HE’S AN ALIEN.

    Of course he impresses us meager Earthlings, just like the Pikmin must be stunned by Captain Olimar.

    And while I understand how some gals, including my coworker Monica Guzman in a review last week, find star Brandon Routh hot as all get out, I can’t share their admiration. The jock look never was my thing.

    Now, Captain Jack Sparrow …

    This post originally appeared on, the online home of the Midland (MI) Daily News. Republished with permission.

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