“A lion does not feel guilty when it kills a gazelle. Right? You do not feel guilty when you squash a fly. And I think that means something. I just think that really means something.” -Chronicle (2012)
Cyclops’ optic blasts are not lasers -they only have concussive force- and they don’t generate any heat. Sometimes writers don’t know about that, forget, or joke about it (we made the same mistake on a fact a while ago).