• Monthly Marvel Muster: Endings and Beginnings

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Endings and Beginnings2

    Welcome back to the August edition Monthly Marvel Muster! Where I discuss the goings-on of the Marvel comics universe. August saw the long-awaited end of Secret Empire, and the first of the Generations one-shots featuring time-tossed team-ups between characters who’ve used the same code names at different times. No new ongoing series launched in August,

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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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