Article by Michael C. Weisenburg, University of South Carolina Last year, comic book enthusiast Gary Watson donated his massive personal collection to the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of South Carolina. As the reference and instruction librarian, I’m tasked with getting to know the collection so I can exhibit
Article by Damon Young, University of Melbourne “Do you trust me?” An earnest question. “I do.” An earnest answer. And then that ancient, global gesture of earnest intimacy: a handshake. For many, this is the moment from the Avengers: Endgame movie: Captain America and Iron Man putting aside their conflict for the common good.
Article by J. Andrew Deman, University of Waterloo “Fuck Batman” is an odd sentiment to launch a DC TV series with, but a closer look at the history of the Teen Titans franchise and its impact on superhero storytelling reveals that “Fuck Batman” holds the potential to be a profound sentiment, one
Article by Christian-Georges Schwentzel, Université de Lorraine When the film Wonder Woman is released in early June, it will surely join the blockbuster ranks of other recent comic book-inspired film franchises, including Batman, Superman, Spiderman, and X-Men. But that’s not just because it features a sword-wielding Gal Gadot in knee-high
Matthew Rosenberg has announced on Twitter that he will take over Astonishing X-Men from writer Charles Soule beginning with issue #13. The Xavier/Shadow King story will be wrapping up and an all-new (all-different?) direction for the book will debut. But Charles finishes his story in issue #12. In issue #13 myself
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