Tag: superheroes

“Remembering Miss Fury”

At the BBC Culture blog, Nicholas Barber writes about Miss Fury. “This autumn sees the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, who made her comics debut in October 1941, two years after Batman and three years after Superman. But before we start celebrating, we should raise a glass to […]

Three Essays on WandaVision

Abigail Nussbaum considers WandaVision at Asking The Wrong Questions with, “America’s Sweetheart: Thoughts on WandaVision.” Emily Van Der Werff shares her thoughts at Vox with, “WandaVision’s disappointing finale and the problem with demanding ‘justice’ in fiction.” And at the LA Times Review of Books, Aaron Bady ponders, “The […]

Niles Caulder; or, a Modern Epimetheus

Allow me to present Dr. Niles Caulder, a Modern Epimetheus. And yeah, I did compare him to a genius scientist who combines alchemical research with cutting edge science and bad father filled with bad ideas, Victor Frankenstein from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). Doom Patrol‘s […]

Kirby / Boseman

This week’s Guest Star is writer, producer and friend of the Gutter John Crye. John Crye is a writer and producer living in Los Angeles. ~~~ Jack Kirby’s work made him both a living and a posthumous legend. Having created or co-created some of the world’s greatest superheroes, […]