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The Fantasy of Fascism Hides Behind a Mask

This article was originally published at Your Chicken Enemy on January 12, 2017. 2017 was the year where superhero comics proved they were not up to the task of handling fascism. Their status quo of heroism, their need to please … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Idea of a Comics Meritocracy

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 12, 2017. On Wednesday Erik Larsen, the creator of Savage Dragon and co-founder of Image Comics, began a conversation about the comics industry with a series of four tweets. He was responding … Continue reading

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5 Things We Need From Avengers: No Surrender

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 8, 2018. Next week will see the launch of Marvel’s first weekly series in a very long time. That series comes from the pages of Avengers in a 16-part story titled … Continue reading

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5 More Batman Team-Ups We Need

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 5, 2018. Batman and the Signal debuted on Wednesday and shone a spotlight on one of the newest members of the Bat-family. Just 5 years after being introduced by writer Scott … Continue reading

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Review: Exit Stage Left #1 Offers a Witty and Woebegone Beginning

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 3, 2018. “Monsters will come for you whether you believe in them or not.” Snagglepuss is warned by a victim of Cuba’s Batista regime in the early pages of Exit Stage … Continue reading

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Review: Rise of the Black Panther #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 3, 2018. I suspect that Rise of the Black Panther #1 will summon wildly varying opinions, many of which may differ from the final assessment of the series. That’s because this … Continue reading

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6 New Image Series We’re Excited to Start in 2018

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 3, 2018. Image Comics has reliably discovered and published many of our favorite new comics over the past decade and it doesn’t look like that will change in 2018. As we … Continue reading

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Comics Person Of The Year 2017: Jay Edidin

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 2, 2018. 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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5 Reasons We’re Excited for Rise of Black Panther

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 2, 2018. Rise of the Black Panther #1, co-written by Evan Narcisse and Ta-Nehisi Coates and drawn by Paul Renaud, hits comics stands this Wednesday. The 6-issue mini-series promises to be … Continue reading

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Why 2017 Was a Great Year for Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 1, 2018. While 2017 may have been a mixed bag, at best, for the world, it was a great year for the world of comics. As we review our “Best Of” … Continue reading

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