Brief reviews of comics released between January 1st and 15th, 2020 (like Miles Morales: Spider-Man #14 and Second Coming #6), plus a couple of outliers I picked up (like Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #3).
An overview of Mind the Gaps 2018 – the first annual conference of the Comics Studies Society.
The fourth installment of our Omega the Unknown double-read through features cats, bullies and nano-bots.
The sixth in our conversations with comics scholars. This time with Dr. Aaron Kashtan, discussing the backlash against diversity, fun comics as worthy of study, and how you shouldn’t be ashamed to love My Little Pony.
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.
The social nature of personal identity in Brian K. Vaughn and Marcos Martin’s The Private Eye.
Thinking about the bliss of the incomplete comic book serial.