Does the 2013 comic adaptation of Django Unchained’s inclusion of an unfilmed sequence provide insight into the figure of the black woman slave?
Using Teen Titans #41 to think through token characters and slavery as a narrative trope.
The CW’s Black Lighting represents the split between Black respectability and radical politics in a singular figure.
Part Two in a scholarly round table examining Kelly Sue DeConnik and Valentine De Landro’s Bitch Planet.
Exploring the intersection of legacy and race in superhero comics through Kurt Busiek’s Astro City
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.