TW: Sexual assault, violence As I was thinking about what I would write my blog about, a clear topic rose up in my mind. One of the most impactful moments I have had while reading a graphic novel was when I read the Killing Joke. This was one of the first graphic novels I read […]
Spiderman was first published in the 1960s. It was then that he started to become one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes. The audience could relate to the character because of his natural wit and his underdog mentality.
When talking about Dr. Manhattan’s love life, it is evident that he has been very unlucky in lasting relationships. From Janey Slater to Laurie Juspeczyk, Jon Osterman (aka Dr. Manhattan) has been unable to keep his girlfriends by his side. Many factors contribute to his inability to connect, but the one I want to focus […]
Whether it’s the ability to alter the fabric of reality or the power to manipulate probability, there is no shortage of over-powered superheros in Marvel Comics. If you asked a comic fan who the most op character is, they would most likely name one of the following: Thor, Hulk, Silver Surfer, Scarlet Witch, Franklin Richards, […]
When browsing the internet about comics, most of the time it is dominated by comics published by Marvel or DC Comics. Rarely do you see independent comic companies get the spotlight for their publications and stories in mainstream media because of the massive popularity of characters such as Iron Man, Captain America, Batman, and Superman, […]
Jillian Tamaki’s online webcomic about supermutant teens captures the existential crisis of the teenage years and the ridiculousness of being a teenager.
Everyone loves a superhero. I believe that when we are young it is ingrained in our mind that the heroes are the ones who save the day, defeat the bad guy, and bring hope back to the city- or wherever it is they are bringing that hope back to. I was never one who was […]