• The Captain America We Need

    The Captain America We Need6

    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

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  • Political Comics: Why We Should Take HYDRA-Magneto Seriously

    Political Comics: Why We Should Take HYDRA-Magneto Seriously3

    This month, the news broke that Marvel’s latest event will have a series of variant covers of HYDRA-styled bad guys. Included among the lineup will be Magneto, a character whose origins as a Jewish Holocaust survivor should set him in direct opposition to the Nazi-influenced HYDRA. As we enter the cycle of discourse around why

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  • Political Comics: Captain America Was Never Neutral

    Political Comics: Captain America Was Never Neutral1

    January has seen the writer of Captain America advocating for the bodily integrity of, and being retweeted by, neo-Nazi Richard Spencer. Like a lot of awful moments in the past year, there is a temptation to confuse our horror with shock. We want to ask, “How could this have happened?” But as many Cap fans

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  • Ten Of The Best Times That Someone Punched A Nazi In Comics

    Ten Of The Best Times That Someone Punched A Nazi In Comics2

    Historically there are few less universally hated and feared groups than Nazis. The rise of Fascism in the early 20th century lead to one of the most horrific genocides in modern history and created a climate of fear and violence that engulfed the world and did not end until the final days of the Second

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