Even if you think you don’t know the superhero landing, you know the superhero landing.
The pose has become as ubiquitous as spandex in superhero movies. How it works is a character drops from a height and slams into the ground in a crouch with feet spread apart, knees bent — or on one knee, always with a fist pounding the earth.
The move, also called a three-point landing, has become so well-worn that it’s parodied in the new “Black Widow” film, out Friday.
“Why do you always do that thing?” Pugh snarks to Johansson. “It’s like a fighting pose. You’re a total poser.”
But where did the superhero landing come from? It’s difficult to pinpoint an…