Possible topics and flexible goals for 2015.
An examination of a vision of a future from the past is not about its predictive powers, but what that vision tells us about the fears of that era.
Brief reviews of comics released from November 19 to December 17, 2014; including Captain Marvel #10 and Mind MGMT #29.
Endings shouldn’t get more weight than middles.
Brief reviews of comic books released from October 22 to November 12, 2014; including Captain America & The Mighty Avengers #1
Brief reviews of comic books released from October 1 to 15, 2014; including Death of Wolverine #3 and #4.
Dialogics represent the rejection of a finality of meaning. It moves back and forth like a crossfade.
In this story, Spider-Man and Daredevil demonstrate a hegemonic framework for understanding urban crime (part of SUPER BLOG TEAM-UP #4).
Brief reviews of comic books released from September 17 to 24, 2014; including All-New Ghost Rider #7 and The Wicked + The Divine #4
Brief reviews of comic books: Captain Marvel #7 | Death of Wolverine #1 & #2 | Hawkeye #20 | Ms. Marvel #8 | She-Hulk #8 | Superior Foes of Spider-Man #15 | Weird Love #3
Brief reviews of: All-New Ghost Rider #6 | Captain Marvel #6 | Ms. Marvel #7 | The Multiversity #1| She-Hulk #7 | Silver Surfer #5 | Storm #2 | Superior Foes of Spider-Man #14
Do alternate dimensions and the flow of time in superhero comics confuse and complicate issues of sex and consent?
If there is one thing we can count on in mainstream superhero comics it is the strange tension between the accretion of change and the status quo.
Brief reviews of comics, including Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 | All-New Ghost Rider #5 | Hawkeye #19 and Ms. Marvel #6
Brief reviews of: Captain Marvel #5 | All-New Ghost Rider #4 | Rocket Raccoon #1 | Amazing Spider-Man #1.3 | Thor, God of Thunder #23 & #24 | The Wicked & The Divine #1
Identity is a constant retcon.
Songs that explore the more complex reality inherent in the tension between the intensity of romantic feelings and the experience of serialized monogamy.
This Golden Legacy comic on the life of MLK is notable for three reasons.
Brief reviews of: Amazing Spider-Man #1.2 | Captain Marvel #4 | Mind MGMT #22 | Ms. Marvel #4 She-Hulk #5 | Superior Foes of Spider-Man #12 | Thor, God of Thunder #22
The Nike commercial is simply a recapitulation of the song’s co-opting of revolutionary affect to sell popular music itself as a commodity and line the Beatles’ pockets.
This is Part Two of a two-part series of posts on the classic X-Men comics arc, “Days of Future Past.”