Part One in our three part roundtable on comics paratexts focuses on letter columns.
Guest writer Anna Peppard’s meditation on presence and absence of the Vision’s penis – and if it even matters.
Batman: White Knight demonstrates the limitation of the white imaginary regarding a post-police society by simply not being be able to envision one.
Laura Grafton and Andew Deman examine the intersection of Harley Quinn’s three central relationships, with the Joker, Poison Ivy, and her audience.
How the limitations of Jimmy Olsen’s transformations limn the dynamics of superhuman embodiment.
A guest post in the form of a preview of the forthcoming anthology, Unstable Masks: Whiteness and American Superhero Comics.
Guest contributor, Tiffany Babb, interviews cartoonist Melanie Gillman about their work and the importance of envisioning queer and trans histories.
Considering the role of Latinidad in Araña’s comics despite a decreasing representation of of its so-called “authentic” markers.
New and different, but not all-new and all-different, adaptation and change in superhero comics as narrative mutation.,
Part Four in a four-part scholarly round table examining the intersections of sound and comics.
Part Three in a four-part scholarly round table examining the intersections of sound and comics.
Part Two in a four-part scholarly round table examining the intersections of sound and comics.
Part One of a scholarly round table exploring the intersection of sound and comics.
Critiquing Thanos and the limits of deconstruction.
Comicsgaters are wrong because comics have always been political, but those politics weren’t always as great as they are sometimes made out to be by comics’ defenders.
Does the 2013 comic adaptation of Django Unchained’s inclusion of an unfilmed sequence provide insight into the figure of the black woman slave?
Re-considering the arc of Captain America through the lens of trauma in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
A crucial interrogation of how Gal Gadot’s Israeli identity and IDF experience are used to sell her authenticity in the role of Wonder Woman.
Making use of the naturalized male gaze to challenge its reductive results and explore questions raised by our Bitch Planet Round Table.
Dazzler the Movie as an important fictional prehistory to the #MeToo movement and stories about abusive media figures.
Part Three in a scholarly round table examining Kelly Sue DeConnik and Valentine De Landro’s Bitch Planet.