Category: Comics

Objectivism, or the Implications of Thanos

As I’m sure many of you have seen it, I have little reluctance to write a piece on the latest piece of MCU fare, Avengers: Infinity War.  If you haven’t seen it, be fore warned, SPOILER ALERT!  However you feel about the film, it did provide us with some insight into Thanos.  What interested me …

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Top 5 Marvel Movie Lines

In honor of the start of the Summer movie season with Avengers: Infinity War this Friday, the sultry cinema sages over at Citizen Dame made a top 5 list of their favorite Marvel movie quotes.  When you’re done here I highly recommend checking out the content.  Admittedly, I thought there would be a few quotes …

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Character Profile in Asexuality: Jughead Jones

If you’ve read my research page, then you are aware that the focus of my PhD program is asexual characters in literature and how their presence and presentation affects literature.  The problem being that asexuality was not understood to be a sexual orientation until the 1960’s.  So understanding asexuality as it existed in literature prior …

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Black Panther, or Why the MCU Trumps the DCEU

The film sensation Black Panther has recently surpassed Titanic to become the number three highest grossing film of all time.  Now I debate the effectiveness of measuring film gross without accounting for inflation, but that is a discussion for another time.  And while the MCU debates blockbuster after blockbuster, the DCEU flounders.  The DCEU makes …

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