Category: Political Comics

A man wields ten rings on his fingers that are glowing and shooting energy

Mark Waid Crafted the Fake Siancong War to Keep Marvel Characters Young… and It’s Even Worse Than it Sounds

Marvel Comics has had a rough couple of years when it comes to making decisions that aren’t morally repugnant. The latest in their new attempts to become Comicsgate’s favorite publisher is if looked at generously, incredibly lazy editorializing in an attempt to tie up the loose ends that come with being a publisher who has…

AOC & the Freshman Force

You’ll Want In On This House Party: AOC and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis R. Sikoryak, Nick Accardi, Travis Hymel, Micah Myers; Sherard Jackson; Marguerite Dabaie; Kit Caoagas, K. Lynn Smith; Josh Blaylock; Peter Rostovsky; Dean Haspiel, Christa Cassano; Pat Shand, Larry Watts, Jim Campbell; Sam Wells, Liz McArthur; Hoyt Silva; Jill Thompson; Jeffrey Burandt, Sean Von Gorman, Paul…

Vote or Else! political cartoon by Niccolo Pizarro for The Nib, November 1, 2018

Analyzing The Nib’s “Vote or Else!”

Last week, The Nib ran a comic entitled Vote or Else!, which is the work of Filipino-American cartoonist and illustrator, Niccolo Pizarro. The comic, presented initially without context, paints voter registration efforts and their proponents as insensitive to the plights of marginalized peoples and ultimately as centrists who value civility over disruption. While it’s likely…