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.
Part Two in a scholarly round table examining Kelly Sue DeConnik and Valentine De Landro’s Bitch Planet.
Part One in a scholarly round table examining Kelly Sue DeConnik and Valentine De Landro’s Bitch Planet.
In this guest post, Bruno Savill de Jong explores Simone and the Dodsons re-imagining of Wonder Woman’s origin and its connection to Amazonian notions of womanhood.
Logan, the best there is at what he does, and what he does is care.
Sammus embraces the kind of freedom afforded to grassroots, independent artists who don’t have corporate overseers menacing with strange gazes and mandates to sellout.
Exploring the range of style, format, and content in China’s Special Comix 6.
This Girl Power(!) needs to be a little more intersectional in its thinking.
What do we need to do to get a decent Afro-Latinx superhero?
“You know what you need to learn? Old school artists don’t always burn!”
Sam Wilson’s characterization as the rugged individual and then his ascension to the role of Captain America are political messages that must be addressed beyond the tendency of media to oversimplify the political ramifications of things, or streamline complex histories
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?
Understanding of the anxiety of influence is required in order to really understand sidekick superhero comics.