Images for an essay published in the June 2014 issue of Apex
This is Part Two of a two-part series of posts on the classic X-Men comics arc, “Days of Future Past.”
This is Part One of a two-part series of posts on the classic X-Men comics arc, “Days of Future Past,” which originally appeared in X-Men issues #141 and #142.
Brief reviews of: Captain Marvel #3 | All-New Ghost Rider #3 | Ms Marvel #3 | Mind MGMT #21 | Silver Surfer #2 | Amazing Spider-Man #1.1 | The Star Wars #7 Superior Spider-Man #31 | Thor: God of Thunder #21
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is part of the ideological state apparatus
X-Men’s record of including women is still only good in relation to the rest of superhero comics.
Brief reviews of: Black Widow #1 | Captain Marvel #2 | All-New Ghost Rider #1 | Superior Foes of Spider-Man #10 | Superior Foes of Spider-Man #11 | Superior Spider-Man #30 | Superior Spider-Man Annual #2 | Thor, God of Thunder #20
Brief reviews of: Captain Marvel #1 | Hawkeye #15 | Hawkeye #17 | Mind MGMT #19 | Moon Knight #1 | She-Hulk #2 | Superior Foes of Spider-Man #9 | Superior Spider-Man #28 & #29
Brief reviews of: Hawkeye #16 | Ms. Marvel #1 | She-Hulk #1 | Superior Spider-Man #26 | Thor, God of Thunder #18
The first major story arc in DeConnick’s series is an attempt to write Ms./Captain Marvel into a revisionist feminist text – a laudable attempt to make manifest the purported feminist subtext of the character.
At the heart of Dan Slott’s run on She-Hulk is a alternately critical and nostalgic concern with continuity and rupture in serialized superhero comic books.
The very idea of a traditional family is a delusion.
The generic “human” these robots want to be is a white human.
Black Goliath is a title that never got a chance to really develop and it suffers from the problems of a lot of early attempts to bring ethnic characters into the limelight.
When superhero contingencies are indistinguishable from supervillain schemes.
Dazzler is the perfect subject for looking at the representation of sound in comics
If Banner’s anger is inextricable from his immediate social world, the Hulk’s anger is more basic, primal and constant. It is the anger of being.
If I were Sue Richards I would have divorced Reed’s ass a long time ago. .
Superhero comics: insufferably weird as to become predictable
Reed Richards is not so fantastic when it comes to understanding race in America.