Raven, one of DC Comics’ Teen Titans, the statuesque daughter of a demon, killed her father in order to purge herself of evil. My own 5-foot-8 teenager, Kate, showed me this vintage issue in mid-December. Raven’s dad was red-hued with horns and fangs, but he went down hard after she blasted him with white light.
Kate’s point was that as badly as she had hurt me the previous week, it could have been worse.
Read the full article at the NY Times, by Robert Markowitz.