• 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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