Because cities are a big thing in the superhero genre.Read more "Because Buildings"
Because millennials and superheroes have an important and weird relationship.Read more "Because Millennials"
What’s going on this week in superhero news? And, more to the point, why should we care? A lot happened lately in superhero news and it takes a critical academic lens to understand why that news matters to us, or should. But academic language is so overwrought and inaccessibly pretentious. And that’s where I come in! […]Read more "Superhero News Lately: Cruises, Jail Time, and More!"
Fear is a superpower.Read more "Doctor Who Christmas Special Will Be Superhero-Themed"
In honor of *insert title of newest upcoming X-Men movie here*…Read more "10 Amazing, Real Life X-Men"
There are a lot of superhero spoofs out there, there is something unique in the parodies of Robot Chicken. But I’m torn. Because in a lot of ways they’re good and funny and smart. But in other ways… well. Ok. So — The good: From the beginning, Adult Swim was a channel to give indie artists […]Read more "40 Times Robot Chicken Was Super (Sexist)"
When I read this article from Movie Pilot about how Luke Cage might have set up the events in Captain America: Civil War, I was thinking how they’d talk about How the events of Jessica Jones alerted the city of NY that people they see every day could have superpowers, and not just the Avengers. (Because […]Read more "Luke Cage Kind of Sets Up Civil War"