Category Archives: Comic Books

  1. What The Incredibles Doesn’t Understand About Superheroes

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    August 10, 2016 by Devin

    If you are following this blog for any amount of time or know me even a little bit, you know …
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  2. How Jessica Jones is Actually Mature

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    December 3, 2015 by Devin

    Jessica Jones does not just throw in difficult content in as window dressing; it weaves in this conflict and builds the story around it to approach this subject in a way that explores all the consequences and implications.

  3. Captain America and What Makes an American Hero

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    September 11, 2015 by Devin

    In fact, I would argue that each of the films Captain America has been in so far, from The First Avenger to Age of Ultron, have him define what being an American hero is in under new contexts. Captain America is a cypher onto which values and motifs are put, and while his character has been consistent, how those values and motifs are explored changes with the times.

    But how does this change from The First Avengers to The Avengers? What really makes him an American hero?

  4. A Conversation about Daredevil

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    April 15, 2015 by Devin

    I have been trying to get a discussion with my friend Chris Manchik on here for some time now. He …
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  5. Superheroes and Class Warfare

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    December 16, 2014 by Devin

    I have become increasingly disillusioned with Batman. While the millionaire superhero is undoubtedly cool, more and more his character has …
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  6. Guardians of the Galaxy: Weirdness is not a Bad Thing

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    August 3, 2014 by Devin

    So Guardians of the Galaxy is a box office smash, debuting with a $11.2 million opening, beating Godzilla, Amazing Spider-Man …
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  7. Why Spider-Man was almost in The Avengers (and why he wasn’t)

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    May 19, 2014 by Devin

    (How’s that for click bait title?) So even though Spider-Man is one of Marvel’s biggest superheroes, Sony currently owns the …
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