Food for thought: How does the white blonde woman on Reverend Jackson Tolliver’s arm undermine the political impact of his message? Hint: The context of the classic “The Death of Jean DeWolfe” story arc from Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man can help us find the answer.
Super Blog Team-Up #4 Round-Up!
1. Super-Hero Satellite: Super Man and The Masters Of the Universe
2. LongBox GraveYard: Thing / Thing
3. Superior Spider-talk: Spider-Man and the Coming of Razorback!?
4. The Daily Rios: New Teen Titans/DNAgents
5. Chasing Amazing: Spider-man/Spider-man 2099 Across the Spider-Verse
6. Vic Sage/Retroist: Doctor Doom/Doctor Strange
7. Fantastiverse: Superman/Spider-man
8. Mystery V-Log: The Avengers #1
9. In My Not So Humble Opinion: Conan /Solomon Kane
10. The Unspoken Decade: Punisher/Archie!!
11. Flodos Page: Green Lantern and the Little Green Man
12. Between The Pages: World’s Finest Couple: Lois Lane and Bruce Wayne
13. Bronze Age Babies: When Friends Like These ARE Your Enemies 14. The Middle Spaces: Super Hegemonic Team-up! Spider-Man, Daredevil & “The Death of Jean DeWolfe”
Note: These blogs update at different times, so if you click on one of these links and they lead to a 404 error or an un-updated site, try again in a few hours.
The recent #FireRickRemender controversy on Twitter and Tumblr brought to mind a topic that I have given some thought to in the past, but that mostly exists in the form of an evolving question that…
My post from last week that I forgot to share here… Exploring the issues that the recent Captain America #22 events bring to light.
Superman doesn’t know about racial profiling or excessive force.
I first posted this about a year ago, seems relevant again.
Superman has never heard of Stop & Frisk.
from “Justice For All Includes Children, 2” printed in Superboy, Starring the Legion of Super-Heroes #216 (April 1976)
Remember back when I posted about the rape of Ms. Marvel? Well, the topic came up in Episode #17 of Rachel & Miles X-Plain the X-Men, which reminded me that Carol Danvers made a kind of glib reference to it in Pulse #13 - which means as recently as 2006 it was still part of canon. smh.
"Terrific. While I’m off battling the Hulk in Montreal—my roommate drops acid and cracks up."
This happened to me once in college, never try to explain to someone on a bad trip that you had to battle the Hulk. (from Amazing Spider-Man #121)
”. . My liberated sisters back on Earth would have kittens, but I find him absolutely irresistible. His power. His almost omniscient aloofness…”
Frankie Raye (aka Nova - Herald of Galactus) going on about her master, and reinforcing the fantasies of male comics readers.
From Fantastic Four #257 (August 1983 - Art & Words by John Byrne)
Through the shortbox handle hole…
A No-Prize to the person who can guess the title and issue # visible through the handle hole one up from the bottom. Hint: It is NOT a blank cover variant and IS from the era that coincides with my collecting comics as a kid.
Tomorrow I am putting up a post on The Middle Spaces “On Collecting Comics & Critical Nostalgia.”