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 […]
Some say that the Tick was a mascot created for the New England Comics stores of Boston, MA, that this mascot leaped from newsletters to a monthly comic and then to an animated television series, followed by a live action television series and, most recently, to another live […]
Ruben Ferdinand and Elliot write about Attack On Titan and the aesthetics and affect of fascism. “Fascist ideology places the nation before the individual by formulating the nation as being under constant, outside threat. The only way to deal with this threat is to exterminate it. The threat, […]
At the Public Medievalist, Asa Mittman writes about race, racism and the medieval narrative that inform The Last Jedi. “In the final act of the film, the Resistance (our heroes) have fled the First Order’s mighty army. They hole up in a cave, behind a massive wall, with […]
At the Guardian, Sarah Churchwell writes about fiction and fascism. “These parallels between fictional pasts and our political present may seem eerie: they aren’t. There is nothing surprising about people trying to replicate the oldest models of power.”
At the Atlantic, Sophie Gilbert has a piece on Dr. Seuss’ anti-Fascist cartoons and their complicated legacy.