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 social nature of personal identity in Brian K. Vaughn and Marcos Martin’s The Private Eye.
Even comics that are not particularly “important” can tell us a lot about the attitudes acceptable in the editorial environments in which they were developed
Leveraging Marvel’s underwhelming Civil War II to think about Black lives in the Marvel Universe.
The role of race in reconstructing the Bronze Age.
Exploring the limits of diversity in a white supremacist framework through a five-in-one look at 1978’s Marvel Two-in-One.
What do we need to do to get a decent Afro-Latinx superhero?