Posts Tagged ‘spider’

I’m not scared of spiders, let’s be clear on that from the start off. When the kids scream from their bedroom that the tiniest spider in the world is looking at them funny from the corner of their room, I’m the first to dart up the stairs like some sort of arachnid-battling super-hero to save them from the terrifying little beasties.

Actually, what super-heroes fight spiders? I mean, Spider-Man seems to have done quite an adequate job of making the spider theme more positive than you’d expect. Perhaps I’m a spider-battling super-villain. Maybe the lines between good and evil are blurred and not instantly clear, like there’s some sort of differentiation between real life and comic books and 1980s cartoons.

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