Why Harry Potter Won't Have as Much Staying Power as Luke Skywalker

Where are all the new heroes? This summer, in particular, it feels like we're drowning in reboots. And a big part of our summer malaise has to do with the "copy of a copy of a copy" problem. But why is it so hard to create a new hero who gets some traction? I think it has to do with open-ended universes, and copyright… » 7/01/13 4:01pm 7/01/13 4:01pm