Monthly Archives: February 2013

Comics legend’s seal of approval

Since I recently discovered that a video recording of my big Kubrick interview existed online, I’ve been googling my own name more frequently. And this morning, I was sort of stunned to find that Pat Mills, creator of legendary British comics … Continue reading

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Faking New York in ‘The Avengers’

I used a few clips from last year’s superhero blockbuster The Avengers to illustrate the lecture I gave at the Capitalist Superheroes book launch last week, mostly because it has become the superhero film most commonly associated with ‘the Obama age,’ as well … Continue reading

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The trouble with female role models

My Twitter friend, fellow “superhero academic,” and all-around terrific guy Will Brooker treated me to an advance preview this past week of the forthcoming online comic book project My So-Called Secret Identity, which he co-authors with Suze Shore and Sarah Zaidan. … Continue reading

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Transmedia narrative and zombies

While the Capitalist Superheroes book launch has basically overshadowed everything else in recent weeks, life quite obviously does still go on, and so does research. Having undertaken the effort to rebrand myself as “the zombie guy” in an almost certainly pointless attempt … Continue reading

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Look at me! Look at me!

After the whirlwind of the Capitalist Superheroes publication and book launch, I’m trying to get back on top of my long-neglected Medicine blog. The first things I suppose I should add here are the video recordings of my recent public … Continue reading

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