Dr. Vincent Haddad examines both an issue of the brilliant new The Other History of the DC Universe series and O’Neil and Cowyn’s classic 1980s run on The Question, considering both the limits and promise of revision.
Even comics that are not particularly “important” can tell us a lot about the attitudes acceptable in the editorial environments in which they were developed
Thinking through how readers conceptualize a character and the degree to which such a characterization can be independent of how the character acts in the actual stories she appears in.
Do alternate dimensions and the flow of time in superhero comics confuse and complicate issues of sex and consent?
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.