• 4 Colorism, or, the Ashiness of it All

    4 Colorism, or, the Ashiness of it All4

    A few Christmases ago my mom got me a couple comic books she’d found in a bargain bin. Her thought was: “These are beyond mortal comprehension…better give them to Zoe.” I sat there with two issues of Gold Key’s Brothers of the Spear in my hands and thought, gosh, mom, I don’t know where to

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  • Gotham: The Batman Series We Wanted, or the One We Deserved?

    Gotham: The Batman Series We Wanted, or the One We Deserved?0

    Fox’s Gotham has come to an end after an abrupt cancellation in 2018 that was overturned. The popularity of Gotham granted it one final, albeit curtailed, season that turned out to be a fitting end to a show that didn’t always hit its mark, though not for lack of trying.

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  • Twenty Years of Padme Deserving Better

    Twenty Years of Padme Deserving Better1

    It was 2003 and I sat in the backseat of my aunt and uncle’s minivan watching Attack of the Clones with my cousins. The movie played on the car’s DVD player, making the action smaller than normal. I’d seen the movie before and at this point in the story, Padme and Anakin are trying not

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