Exploring the intersection of legacy and race in superhero comics through Kurt Busiek’s Astro City
When Black Lightning rejects the Justice League he is rejecting white supremacy.
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.
The role of race in reconstructing the Bronze Age.
Exploring the limits of diversity in a white supremacist framework through a five-in-one look at 1978’s Marvel Two-in-One.
Because you can’t trust even the best-intentioned white Captain America to know what’s up.