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My Supergirl

On daughters blasting off from doomed planets.

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Celluloid Superheroes: the First Hundred Years

1930s superheroes…today! (or yesterday).

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Spider-Man vs. Ted Cruz vs. Spock vs. Barack Obama

The superheroes the candidates love.

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The Physics of Fiction

On the convergence of lit and pulp.

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Zorro’s Firm and Blood-Straightened Vein

Perry Moore’s Hero and the gay subtext of masked adventurers.

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The Most Obscure, Uninteresting Comic Book Character

All the swampy children of the Heap.

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H. G. Wells in Thigh Boots

H.G. Wells and Martian sex.

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