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"Similar to other postmodern explorations of superhero-dom such as Watchmen and The Boys, Peacemaker as a character echoes how the inherent ties between power and abuse apply to beloved caped crusadersWatchmen's The Comedian was based on Peacemaker, writer Alan Moore contending that centralized powers like the Justice League are fascistic regardless of rhetoric and fanfare. Where older superhero portrayals in media labeled the greater American purpose as triumphant, heroic, and even wholesome — such as Christopher Reeve's Superman or Adam West's Batmannewer shows like Peacemaker have reinterpreted American "heroes" as grittier, nonsensically self-righteous, and hereditarily genocidalAs Cena describes it, it's 'f**ked.'"

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