When Black Lightning rejects the Justice League he is rejecting white supremacy.
The clumsy way superhero comic books of the post-Civil Rights 1970s explicitly address race can provide a site for imagining productive racial consciousness for black characters, while also highlighting the limits of that kind of resistant reading.
The intimacy between Batman and the Joker calls for imagining a different “last Batman story.”
This Girl Power(!) needs to be a little more intersectional in its thinking.
Putting the “final” Superman and Batman stories in conversation.
Could Cyborg be the comic book superhero representation of white supremacy’s effect on the black body? To have a black person transformed from a metaphorical machine to an actual one?
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.