Tag: Captain America

WHAM! BAM! POW! Cartoons, Turbans and Confronting Hate - Exhibit poster

Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice: Vishavjit Singh’s WHAM! BAM! POW! at the Wing Luke Museum

WHAM! BAM! POW! Cartoons, Turbans and Confronting Hate opened May 4, May 2018 and runs through February 24, 2019 at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, Washington. It is the story of Vishavjit Singh, a Sikh American cartoonist who dresses as Captain America to dispel misconceptions in the United States about the traditional Sikh turban.

Panel from Secret Empire #0, written by Nick Spencer, artwork by Daniel Acuña and Rod Reis. Published by Marvel Comics

The Captain America We Need

A radical hate movement has infiltrated the American government. A cartoon despot pulls tactics from his skimming of Mein Kampf while a hostile foreign power pulls his strings. Just as we’ve started to make progress toward lasting change and brought long-overdue conversations on transphobia, racism, and systemic oppression to the public sphere, we find ourselves…