Cleaning up loose ends from the last year and making some announcements about the next.
In the 12th installment of our series of talks with comics scholars and teachers, we talk with Dr. Rebecca Wanzo, about her new book, the difference between caricature and stereotype, and not remembering a beginning of a political consciousness.
Brief review of comics released between (mostly) December 19, 2018 to January 16 – including Runaways #16, Bitter Root #3, and Fantastic Four #5.
Brief reviews of recent comics released August 22 to September 5, 2018; including Border Town #1, Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4, and Paper Girls #24.
Brief Reviews of Comics released between June 13th and 27th, 2018, including Runaways #10, Exiles #4, and Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3.
The seventh in our series of conversations with comics scholars. Dr. Brannon Costello discusses his new book on Howard Chaykin, serial monomania, and how relatively radical stuff can happen in a What If? comic.
Brief reviews of comics books released between November 1st and the 22nd, including Astonisher #2, Power Pack #63, and Runaways #3.
Brief reviews of recent comics, including Booster Gold/The Flintstones Special #1, Sam Wilson: Captain America #20, and Hulk #4.
Brief reviews of recent comics released from November 16 to 30, including Wonder Woman #11, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #13, and Monstress #8.
Brief reviews of comics released August 3-17, 2016 – including Sam Wilson: Captain America #12, Wonder Woman #4, and The Flintstones #2.
Brief reviews of comics released on July 13th, 20th and 27th, 2016 (w/ some exceptions), including Nighthawk #3, Wonder Woman #2 and several Civil War II tie-in issues.
Exploring the limits of diversity in a white supremacist framework through a five-in-one look at 1978’s Marvel Two-in-One.
Exploring the relationship between seriality, identity and the colonial imagination through X-Men’s Storm.
When superhero contingencies are indistinguishable from supervillain schemes.