When you think of mighty superheroes, what do you think of? Rippling muscles, spandex and a booming voice bellowing a catchphrase? Yeah, that’s about what I think of too. Except my superhero isn’t shouting “up, up and away” or “it’s clobbering time” or even “here I come to say the day.”
As should be no surprise to anyone, I really like Adventure Time. The silly characters, the over the top action, the very adult jokes slipped in as subtly as a knife between ribs. It’s just a great mix of silliness.
One of the things that really puts it over the top for me is Jake the Dog. Between his childlike attitude about most things, his ridiculous powers of stretching and his adult mindset he’s a great foil for the still growing Finn the Human. Continue reading →