In this guest post, Monica Gerrafo examines the designing of Mary Jane Watson’s dress for her 1987 wedding to Spider-Man and the implications of both’s live-action and on-the-page presence.
Considering the role of Latinidad in Araña’s comics despite a decreasing representation of of its so-called “authentic” markers.
Brief reviews of comics that were released in September 2019, including Agents of Atlas #2, Wonder Twins #7, and Power Pack: Grow Up! #1
Comicsgaters are wrong because comics have always been political, but those politics weren’t always as great as they are sometimes made out to be by comics’ defenders.
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
Brief reviews of recent comics released from November 16 to 30, including Wonder Woman #11, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #13, and Monstress #8.
Voting is a right, not a virtue.
Even Steve Gerber can’t live up to the expectations of a Gerber-penned Howard the Duck, how can we expect Chip Zdarsky to?
Brief reviews of comics released (mostly) August 24 through September 7th, including Wonder Woman #5, Ms. Marvel #10, and Sixpack And Dogwelder: Hard-Travelin’ Heroz #1.
Brief reviews of comics that came out from May 11 through June 9th of 2016, including Wonder Woman: Rebirth, The Fix #2 & #3 , and Astonishing Ant-Man #8.
Everyone loves dinosaurs, just some more than others.
What do we need to do to get a decent Afro-Latinx superhero?
The first in a series of posts about both the new and original Howard the Duck comic book series.
The fourth in a series of posts about black superheroes. Marvel Comics’ Brother Voodoo—a character to feel really conflicted about.
Possible topics and flexible goals for 2015.
In this story, Spider-Man and Daredevil demonstrate a hegemonic framework for understanding urban crime (part of SUPER BLOG TEAM-UP #4).
If there is one thing we can count on in mainstream superhero comics it is the strange tension between the accretion of change and the status quo.
Miles Morales or Trayvon Martin are more likely to be victim of a “heroic” vigilante than to be one.
How do we recognize Peter Parker as Peter Parker?
There are multiple Mary Jane Watsons.