Monthly Archives: October 2011

One-dimensional Tintin

Having more or less forced myself to go to the movie theater this morning to take in what should have been the blockbuster event of the year, I now feel compelled to reflect a little on the experience. For a … Continue reading

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Frank Miller: Holy Crap!

It’s been six years since Frank Miller announced his plans to publish a second sequel to his beloved 1986 graphic novel Batman: The Dark Knight Returns that would bring the caped crusader up to speed with the War on Terror, and … Continue reading

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Breaking news… not!

Yesterday evening I kicked off a new series of lectures on contemporary cross-media narratives for the John Adams Institute. Supposedly, the series is a straightforward rehash of stuff I’ve taught before as part of entry-level survey courses on literature, film, … Continue reading

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More on Superheroines and Feminism

I’m back from a pleasant Adaptation Studies conference in Istanbul, and instantly immersed in work as the onslaught of lectures, articles, and conference plans has picked up right away. Today’s little blog update is therefore only to archive/publicize Laura Hudson’s … Continue reading

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