Dad Days of Summer: While Momania’s Theresa Walsh Giarrusso takes a vacation, local dad and sportswriter Andy Johnston will be filling in.You can e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superman is a has-been.
Batman is an afterthought.
Spider-Man is so 5 minutes ago.
Ty goes through superheroes like actors go through girlfriends.
I think Superman was the first. There was something about that red cape that grabbed my little boy’s attention.
But then Ty discovered masks, specifically those cheap plastic ones that come with Halloween costumes, so Superman was out.
No mask. No love.
Along the way he had a quick obsession with Batman and a longer one with Spider-Man, but they were eventually replaced by his current favorite – Ironman.
And I’m not sure why.
He’s never seen the movies, so I know he’s not a Robert Downey Jr. fan. I don’t think he sneaks into the den and watches “Tropic Thunder” when we’re not looking. And I think the only iron