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Voting Is Your Superpower Fights For Truth, Justice, and Voting Rights
Comics, despite what some believe, have always been political The nature of art is to look at how humans behave and comment on that behavior, and what could be stranger behavior than that of those in the political system From mainstream comics like X-Men since its inception, all the way to more niche material like[...]
Will The Joker Make Nightwing Remember Being Dick Grayson?
Captain America #20 may get the most political it has ever been since Steve Rogers first socked Adolf Hitler on the jaw at a time when the US government was still pursuing an isolationist approach toward entering the Second World War, leading protests against Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Today, we find Captain America drawn to[...]
Animosity: Evolution #5 cover by Eric Gapstur Rob Schwager
Meanwhile, Octavia and Penelope are brought to the crime lord behind both Mya and Fuzu Kazi. Animosity: Evolution #5 cover by Eric Gapstur Rob Schwager It never ceases to amaze me how much political and philosophical theory can be conveyed through a dystopian comic series about talking animals Marguerite Bennett really is one of the great comic[...]
Days of Hate #3 cover by Danijel Zezelj and Tom Muller
Xing contrasts this by telling Freeman of Amanda's perpetual martyrdom and tendency to escape blame for every wrongdoing, and her version ends with Amanda throwing a cup of tea at the wall for the crime of Xing not drinking it. Xing's version rings truer, and that's a more personal and visceral flaw to put on a[...]
Days of Hate #2 cover by Danijel Zezelj
The investigating agent, Freeman, is eager to get the job done. Days of Hate #2 cover by Danijel Zezelj While still leaning heavily into the political allegory, Days of Hate #2 takes a step back to let us get to know the main agents in this drama We get more casual interaction between our two mains We[...]
Justice League #37 cover by Pete Woods
The perfect balance is when we as readers can appreciate the nuances the creative team brings, and the creative team can justify taking the character in this direction with a compelling story. There is the idea of maintaining the core of the character, but even that is a minefield because everyone perceives different qualities of a[...]
Captain America Versus The Status Quo
What's up with superheroes these days? When they're not renouncing their citizenship of America one minute then celebrating America the next, they're
James Hudnall And Batton Lash Cartoons Labelled Racist On MSNBC
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC last night tackled the Obama Nation political cartoon series by James Hudnall and Batton Lash, calling them racist and a "hateful vision". James Hudnall is best known as the creator of ESPers and Harsh Realms, which was turned into a TV series Batton Lash is the creator of[...]