July 27, 2016

On Sunday, July 24th, I was honored to sit on a panel at the Comic-Con International Conference to present my teaching perspective on Batman. This presentation was based on a course I teach at the University of Wisconsin Colleges called “Superheroes and Society.” My go...

March 31, 2016

Believe it or not, there was a time when film critics did not push contentious cynicism onto their readers. During the Golden Age of Hollywood, there were many critics who sought to simply inform their readers about a given film. Examples include Bosley Crowther at the...

December 1, 2015

We need superheroes now more than ever - 2015 has been another year riddled with headlines about terrorism, most recently with the events in Paris and Mali, among other locations. In January, the popular culture world was rocked by the slaughter of satirists at the Cha...

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