• The X-Men’s Dissipating Storm

    The X-Men’s Dissipating Storm20

    In 1975, Len Wein and Dave Cockrum introduced us to Ororo Munroe, aka Storm. An amalgamation of a shapeshifting character called Black Cat and a weather controller named Typhoon, the creative team tweaked some of the details and gave us the mutant we know today. Holding on to her Black Cat origins, she had cat-like

    READ MORE
  • 4 Colorism, or, White Paper/Brown Pixels

    4 Colorism, or, White Paper/Brown Pixels0

    Welcome back to this two part series on comics, color printing technology, and dark skin! We’re still here, trying to figure out brown. Luckily, things get a little less ashy from here on out. In the last section, we thought about technological biases against brown skin, which have cropped up and persisted in film technology and—I’ve

    READ MORE