A frequent aspect of superhero stories seems to be that the government isn’t capable of stopping some villain or other threat on its own. The… Read More »Public sector heroes: Superheroes backed by the government
Marvel’s announced that they plan to license out their characters to comics publisher IDW. IDW will produce a line of kid-friendly monthly single-issue comics and… Read More »What current DC and Marvel comics are aimed at kids?
There’s plenty of LGBTQ characters in comics (if somewhat fewer in animation). However, I do see on my Twitter feed some urging more recognition of… Read More »10 LGBTQ people of color cartoon characters
Today marks the 80th anniversary of Superman’s first appearance in “Action Comics” #1, which went on sale back in 1938. (It’s also the 80th anniversary… Read More »Happy 80th anniversary, Superman… plus the 1000th issue of “Action Comics”
A look at what classic comics and animated cartoons should’ve entered public domain in 2018 under their original copyright laws.
Art by Kurt Schaffenberger. American politics and media often play up the supposed “core” or “true” America. In politics, Iowa and New Hampshire are the… Read More »“Normal America” is more like Metropolis than Smallville
For a newer version of this post, see here. As a followup to my post about what a diverse Justice League of America should look… Read More »What should a diverse Avengers team look like? (2017 edition)