In the 11th installment of our series of talks with comics scholars and teachers, we talk with Dr. Marc Singer about his new book Breaking the Frames, the state of comics studies, and which is worse, recommending someone watch Aquaman or read Kingdom Come.
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.
The third in our series of talks with comics scholars; this time we talk letters columns, graphic medicine, and keeping comics studies fun with Dr. Leah Misemer.
Lil John’s question, “Turn Down For What?” is a challenge to the white gaze and respectability politics.
Do alternate dimensions and the flow of time in superhero comics confuse and complicate issues of sex and consent?