--- In email@example.com, Jack Bludis <buildsnburns@...> wrote:
> In most fiction short of fantasy, which THE DARK KNIGHT is, and SF,
which IRON MAN is, the story and the characters could be real. Although even in crime fiction, I think Mike Hammer is a stretch.
What about the Dark Knight couldn't be real? It's far-fetched, yes, but I can't think of any elements that are straight-out fantastic.
And how does 'real' or not relate to whether something is noir?
Couldn't something sci-fi conceivably be noir?
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