At Eurogamer, Dr. Laura Humphreys investigates the curator of Animal Crossing’s museum, Blathers. “The Museum is a staple of Animal Crossing. It collects bugs, fish, and fossils, all sourced locally from players for display, and more recently, artistic works have been added. It acts as a living catalogue […]
At the Comics Professor, friend of the Gutter Mark D. White considers why and how we related to Batman. “Batman’s ongoing struggles with moral inconsistency provide us with a point of reference to consider our own. Most of us have a concept of the good we want to […]
Friend of the Gutter, Mark D. White has a new blog looking at “ethically memorable moments in Captain America’s 50+ years in comics since his Silver Age revival in 1964.” And he begins with Cap in Avengers #4 (1967)!
Pacific-Standard interviews friend of the Gutter Mark D. White about Marvel’s Civil War and how it illustrates ethical conflicts. “Civil War goes back to these classic ideas of liberty versus security that we, at least in America, have been dealing with intensely since 9/11. When it comes to […]
Friend of the Gutter Mark White talks about philosophy and Marvel’s Civil War on NerdSync Podcast. “Marvel’s Civil War is a unique event in the comic book world. It’s not superheroes fighting a giant monster or facing the end of the universe. It’s heroes battling against each other […]
It’s inside you. If you’re talking about blood or cookies, that’s a good thing. You definitely want those inside you. If you’re talking about aliens or zombie viruses, not so much, right? Well, 99% of the time the answer is probably ‘Hell, no!’ but the other 1% makes […]