• Superpose’s Heavy Light: How to Make A World Out of Neon

    Superpose’s Heavy Light: How to Make A World Out of Neon0

    Over the past couple years, neon has come into some serious vogue. Posters around town flash fierce magentas upon cyborg-seeking cops, gritty mystery teens, women wrestlers. From Riverdale ads, cobalt rim-lights hit figures leaning over a diner table. Just now, a city bus passing me billed two different movies in hyper-chromatic light.

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  • Despite Being Its Influence, the Western Comics Industry Remains Silent on My Hero Academia

    Despite Being Its Influence, the Western Comics Industry Remains Silent on My Hero Academia0

    As the political and social climate feels more alarming day by day, it is not a coincidence that we have been living in a zeitgeist filled with the saturation of superheroes in our media for people to turn to for guidance. Although superheroes have been a prevalent norm in comics, the genre has recently found

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  • Prism Stalker: A Primer on a Sordid Past

    Prism Stalker: A Primer on a Sordid Past0

    Content Warning: Generational/Historical Trauma I am not North American Indigenous. However, the least I can do as someone who lives on occupied land is to learn the history of, and about, the peoples who are Native to the North American Continent and advocate for others to learn more through my academic research on Native American boarding

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  • Aliens, Immigration, Race, and Assimilation in DC: The New Frontier

    Aliens, Immigration, Race, and Assimilation in DC: The New Frontier2

    I love Darwyn Cooke’s DC: The New Frontier. I think it’s a love letter not just to the superhero genre, but also to its medium: the comic book, even though my 520-page 2016 paperback edition neither looks nor feels like a floppy when I pick it up to read. There is a sequence in The

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  • Found in Translation: Anthea Bell

    Found in Translation: Anthea Bell0

    My brother is eleven years older than I am. When I was born, he took it upon himself to raise me, from diaper changes, to teaching me the names of important dinosaurs. He fostered in me the greatest gift a sibling could give: the love of reading. While his X-Men collection is why I’m the

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  • The Problem With Generation X Was Editorial

    The Problem With Generation X Was Editorial1

    On the 12th October, a Friday, writer Chuck Wendig announced via several threaded tweets that he had been fired from the Darth Vader miniseries he had been working on thanks to editorial displeasure with his personal linguistic conduct. The editor in question was Mark Paniccia.

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