Batman and Robin, Darth Vader, Zorro, Spiderman, Hannibal Lecter, The Joker, The Lone Ranger, Jason, The Man in the Iron Mask, the Phantom of the Opera, Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Jason Voohees, Stanley Ipkiss, Flash, Daredevil, Doctor Doom, Green Arrow, Yautja, Ghost face, Cyclops, Green Lantern, Batwoman, and many others have one thing in common.
What is behind it? What kind of person wears it? Why does he/she choose to keep their identity a secret?
It all makes for an interesting read and/or a blockbuster movie.
In the world of Covid, I have been doing some thinking about masks—their function, the need for them, their effectiveness…
In the writing world, masks have played important parts in Suspense/Mystery and all types of Fiction, too.
Struggling with an idea for your next great novel?
How about reviving the mask idea?
Perhaps a new character is ready to emerge from the recesses of your creative mind…