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Curtis Granderson as Batman to Tim Tebow’s Superman

By Charles Clinton On July - 26 - 2009

This is in response to an article about Tim Tebow's current status as College Football's Golden Boy, the part of this article that really caught my attention was that he was referred to as "Superman."

I guess that's my problem with him, more than the media baiting, more than me being a Michigan fan—I just don't like Superman.  I've always had a problem with Superman, who has extraordinary powers powered by our sun because he was born on a planet that had a different sun, yes I am that big of a geek, sue me.

I've always been a fan of Batman over Superman, more or less because he is human because he clearly has flaws and because to me heroes must be relatable people.

The Batman of the '80s and '90s of Frank Miller and the Fox Kids cartoon that showcased urban decay and a gritty Gotham City much like the Detroit that I grew up in and still live in today, and portrayed Batman as a dark angel who was a criminal's worst nightmare.

I always liked that as opposed to Superman who was in a mod...

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