But the whole point of Doctor Strange is that the titular protagonist enlightens himself through black magic.Hmmm, I wonder how they picked someone so unknowledgeable about the subject material for this column?
Dave Schilling is a Guardian US writer-at-large.Ah. It must have gone something like this:
'Guardian' editor: "Oh, gawd, another one of these bloody American comics has been made into a film. Suppose we'll have to cover it, it's got Benedict in... Who can we get?"
'Guardian' sub-editor: "We've got some Yank writers, remember?"
'Guardian' editor: "Perfect! They live there, they must read these things!"