Brief reviews of comics that came out from 11/4 to 11/18, 2015 (plus a few outliers), including: Spider-Woman #1, Mighty Thor #1 and Monstress #1.
Because you can’t trust even the best-intentioned white Captain America to know what’s up.
Sam Wilson’s characterization as the rugged individual and then his ascension to the role of Captain America are political messages that must be addressed beyond the tendency of media to oversimplify the political ramifications of things, or streamline complex histories
The ways fans of color engage with characters and stories can re-circuit and re-interpret those stories in ways that provide the kind of productive identification that challenges that tired old repetitive and thoughtless representation.
An examination of a vision of a future from the past is not about its predictive powers, but what that vision tells us about the fears of that era.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is part of the ideological state apparatus
When superhero contingencies are indistinguishable from supervillain schemes.