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.
Exploring the limits of diversity in a white supremacist framework through a five-in-one look at 1978’s Marvel Two-in-One.
An overview of posts in need of revisiting.
The fourth in a series of posts about black superheroes. Marvel Comics’ Brother Voodoo—a character to feel really conflicted about.
For a movie set in Detroit, it seems awful white.
In this story, Spider-Man and Daredevil demonstrate a hegemonic framework for understanding urban crime (part of SUPER BLOG TEAM-UP #4).
Images for an essay published in the June 2014 issue of Apex