• “Real” Wonder Women? The United Nations, Feminism, and the Media

    “Real” Wonder Women? The United Nations, Feminism, and the Media0

    The rift between commercialism and feminism emerged in the debate over the appointment of Wonder Woman as Honorary Ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls. Last October, the UN announced that Wonder Woman would become the organization’s Honorary Ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls. The empowerment of femininity, both physical and otherwise, is

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  • Comics Academe: Christine Hoff Kraemer on Graven Images

    Comics Academe: Christine Hoff Kraemer on Graven Images0

    Rather than looking inward, I decided that for this Comics Academe, I’d like to talk to someone else in the field of comics. I keep saying that it’s important for scholars in “new” fields like comics to learn from each other and not lose collective knowledge, so I thought I would do as I say!

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  • Interview: Sequentials, a New “Comics” Journal

    Interview: Sequentials, a New “Comics” Journal0

    As part of Comics Academe, one of the things I want to do is to promote what’s happening in academia and comics studies–especially when what’s happening is something that is innovative, or challenges what academic “scholarship” can be. When I first heard about Sequentials, a new comics “journal” being put out by the incredible English

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