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.
Understanding of the anxiety of influence is required in order to really understand sidekick superhero comics.
Jefferson Pierce’s “blackness” is explored in relation to his superheroic identity, but doesn’t get anywhere.
More than 40 years later, Wonder Woman still has to deal with the same masculine hostility.