Category Archives: Social Commentary

Leading Questions: Finding Hope (Not the X-Men Character)

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on February 16, 2017. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he … Continue reading

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5 Movies to Watch for the New Year

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 31, 2016. Happy New Year everyone! This is a time that means a lot of things to a lot of people. In addition to usually meaning at least one extra day … Continue reading

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Comics Person of the Year 2016: John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 30, 2016. Since 1927 the American magazine Time has printed an annual issue in which they designate a “Person of the Year”. In it they select a person, group of individuals, … Continue reading

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Leading Questions: The Road to Mediocre Comics is Paved with Good Intentions

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 29, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he … Continue reading

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How to Give When Buying Your Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 26, 2016. ‘Tis the season! That phrase applies to a lot of things. It’s the season for gathering with family and loved ones. It’s the season for warm sweaters and hot … Continue reading

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Leading Questions: Getting Away With It (or How I Learned to Start Worrying About Donald Trump)

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 22, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he … Continue reading

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Leading Questions: Burn It All Down, But Save Punpun

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 29, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he … Continue reading

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Count Vertigo: The Hero at the Heart of Suicide Squad

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 15, 2016. It is a beautiful day. You are standing on the cliffside of an island with the sun setting behind you. Waves crash against the rocks beneath, sending salt … Continue reading

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Comics & Politics: Hearing What’s On and Off The Page

This article was originally published on September 7, 2016 in Indoctrination #3. Comics can be a strange place to occupy. While the profile of characters and stories from the medium has grown considerably over the past couple decades, it remains … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad #4: The Return of William Hell and Racism as an Ongoing Force in American Politics

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 24, 2016. A powerful businessman enters politics in order to promote his own agenda. He rallies lower-class white Americans around his demagoguery as a vibrant, crime fighting alter-ego armed with … Continue reading

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