The dark sound and minimalist instrumentation on “If I Was Your Girlfriend” demonstrates Prince’s willingness to bend and distort expectations with a lyrical and sonic playfulness that challenges the listener to think beyond the obvious gender stereotypes inherent in most popular love songs.
The third in our series of talks with comics scholars; this time we talk letters columns, graphic medicine, and keeping comics studies fun with Dr. Leah Misemer.
Brief reviews of recent comics, including Booster Gold/The Flintstones Special #1, Sam Wilson: Captain America #20, and Hulk #4.
Logan, the best there is at what he does, and what he does is care.
The social nature of personal identity in Brian K. Vaughn and Marcos Martin’s The Private Eye.
Brief reviews of comics released February 8th, 15th and 22nd, including Occupy Avengers #4 and Hulk #3.
Thinking about the bliss of the incomplete comic book serial.