Part One in a scholarly round table examining Kelly Sue DeConnik and Valentine De Landro’s Bitch Planet.
The seventh in our series of conversations with comics scholars. Dr. Brannon Costello discusses his new book on Howard Chaykin, serial monomania, and how relatively radical stuff can happen in a What If? comic.
An overview of the 2017 International Comics Art Forum conference in Seattle, WA.
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.
The second in our on-going series of interviews with comics scholars.