Interrogating the complex legacies of racial injustice in Hazel Newlevant’s No Ivy League and Jonathan Lethem’s The Fortress of Solitude.
Young Avengers provides a fun and thoughtful exploration of the contradictions inherent to the transformation from adolescence to adulthood.
The final installment of our reading series examining both version of Omega the Unknown, this time examining The Defenders #76 and #77, in which the original series was wrapped up after being cancelled.
The not-so-final installment on the final installments of both versions of Omega the Unknown.
The ninth installment of reading both versions of Omega the Unknown (from 1976 and 2007 respectively) against each other.
Both versions of Omega the Unknown #8 seem to be “nowhere plans for nobody.”
In 1977 a fill-in writer accidentally highlights the queer mysteries of adolescence, while in 2008 the adventure ramps up towards conclusion.
In the sixth installment of Alpha & Omega things take a turn for the charming and the meta.
The fifth installment of our exploration of both Omega the Unknown series.
The fourth installment of our Omega the Unknown double-read through features cats, bullies and nano-bots.
The third installment of our Omega the Unknown double-read through, as our protagonist tries to figure out the complexities of school hierarchies.
The second installment of our Omega the Unknown double-read through, as our protagonist is introduced to New York City.
The first installment in a new series of posts comparing the 1970s Omega the Unknown comic book and the 2000s re-imagining.
The latest in our conversations with comics scholars: this time Dr. Brian Cremins talks comics and nostalgia as pitfall and strategy in (re)constructing personal and historical narratives.
Marvel’s kid superheroes in the Crack Era, need to learn to just say “No” to white privilege.
Frank Zappa may have said that writing about music is like dancing about architecture, but fuck Frank Zappa