• Review: La Borinqueña Short Story for CTRL+ALT Pop-Up Exhibition

    Review: La Borinqueña Short Story for CTRL+ALT Pop-Up Exhibition0

    La Borinqueña Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (Writer), Matthew Barbot (Editor), Sabrina Cintron (Penciler), Eric Jimnez (Inks), Juan Fernandez (Colorist), William Rosado and Gustavo Vazquez (Breakdowns), Emilo Lopez (Cover Artist), Sabrina Cintron (Pin-up Artist) Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center November 12, 2016 Previously I spoke with Miranda-Rodriguez about his upcoming comic La Borinqueña set for release December 22nd of

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  • Supermoms: Martyred, Fridged, Forgotten

    Supermoms: Martyred, Fridged, Forgotten6

    Mother’s Day is a day we celebrate the woman (or women) in our lives that fulfill the role of “mother.” Mothers—the good and the bad ones—are an important part of our lives. Moms that worry about what media teaches their children, what superheroes are really super, and so much more. Mothers are important; their absence

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  • A Comic Con For All Seasons, All Year Through

    A Comic Con For All Seasons, All Year Through1

    2015 was an interesting year for me. As I said to several people: the highs were really high but the lows were really low. It was around a year ago when I was wondering whether I’d made a mistake doing what I was doing; it was around a year ago when I found myself crying

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  • That Pryde Thing: Finding Myself In Jewish Superheroes

    That Pryde Thing: Finding Myself In Jewish Superheroes3

    I don’t look Jewish. Somewhere during the formation of my DNA, most of my father’s darker features were thrown out in favor of my mother’s Irish coloring, giving me blonde hair, blue eyes, and a nose that doesn’t quite dominate my profile. This fact, while interesting, isn’t that remarkable. Jewish people exist all over the

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  • The Missing Dialogue in “Star Wars and the Power of Costume”

    The Missing Dialogue in “Star Wars and the Power of Costume”2

    Disclaimer: an entry pass for Star Wars and the Power of Costume was supplied by the museum. If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with Star Wars, at least a little bit. The massive sci-fi franchise infiltrated popular culture decades ago. Just when you think you’ve seen the last of it outside of re-runs and

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  • Manga, Meet Comics. Comics, Meet Manga.

    Manga, Meet Comics. Comics, Meet Manga.0

    Last week, Claire and I discussed the divide between comics and manga, the basic thrust of which is: manga are comics; comics are manga. But you know, sometimes words fail us all. Let’s dive into this debate using—what else?—a comic!

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