008: A Superhero Needs A Chase Scene

A tectonic shift has taken place in the last 20 years. The world has changed. Political strife, economic instability and general uncertainty linger in the air all around us, like spectres we can't shake. The feeling has permeated our lives, and in so doing, breathed new life into an old idea: the superhero. The modern day rise of the superhero from childhood fodder to blockbusting pop culture icon is an exceptional story – one that proves even the most fantastic fictional characters have a place in the real world.