At Vulture, Brandon Streussnig memorializes the legendary filmmaker Albert Pyun. “He pored over the low-budget possibilities of three dozen movies, earning a reputation for making cheaply made sci-fi and apocalyptic stories sing with mesmerizing martial arts–kickboxing combos and audacious stunts. The Pyuniverse pulled in big names like Jean-Claude […]
Friend of the Gutter Mark D. White writes about Captain America / Steve Rogers’ friendship with Iron Man Tony Stark in Captain America / Iron Man #2 at The Comics Professor.
Friend of the Gutter Mark D. White writes about Captain America #365-7 and Damage Control #3-4 (Dec. 1989-1990). And there’s Namor! “These three issues of Captain America comprise the title’s involvement in the “Acts of Vengeance” crossover (which you may have noticed blazoned across each of the covers […]
At Polygon, Ta-Nehisi Coates talks with Evan Narcisse about writing Black Panther, working with Marvel and more. “[T]here are people who make their living off of comic books. And I wish that Marvel found better ways to compensate the creators who helped make Black Panther Black Panther. I […]
Art Spiegelman writes about the history of superheroes and the rise of Fascism at The Guardian. And he includes his response to this very essay being cut from an upcoming compilation of golden age Marvel comics. “At this point, it might be worth pointing out (not out of […]
Friend of the Gutter Mark D. White writes about Captain America’s struggles with identity at Psychology Today. “When people think about Captain America, whether from the comics or the movies, they might think of his rock-solid ethics, based in virtue and duty, or his patriotic devotion to the […]