Most of the responses we’ve received in writing this blog come from the Reddit community. A few comments consider, somewhat dismissively, that we’re writing about comic books that aren’t based in reality while we discuss real-world issues. For example, on the post about Daredevil and using his lie-detection in the courtroom, some commenters shared sentiments … More Comic Books in the Humanities: Who Cares and Why?
Volume 4 of Doctor Strange contains dialogue between The Imperator and Dr. Strange that parallels a conversation on faith and science in the United States. … More Faith and Science in Dr. Strange
This post explores Norsefire’s panoptic gaze in V for Vendetta by teasing out phenomenological concepts in the Astonishing X-Men. … More V for Vendetta’s Panoptic Gaze
As a young comic book reader, one of my favorite comic books was the ShadowHawk series with Paul Johnstone as the protagonist. I was captivated with the series because the hero’s origin story was so unusual. Johnstone was a deputy district attorney before criminals injected him with H.I.V. Johnstone gets ridiculed at the District Attorney’s … More ComicCritter’s Origin Story