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Art, History, and Memory

On burning and burying the Confederate flag, literally.

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Out of Continuity: Superhero Time, the Eternal Recurrence, and the Forking Path

Superheroes and the diversity of possibilities.

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Comics By the Date Index

Index to the series chronicling notable comics by on-sale dates, from 1906 to the present.

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How HBO Killed Art

Critics love violence, because it is real.

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We’re More Theon than Sansa: Game of Thrones’ “Subtle” Viewer Trolling

Implicating the viewer in sexual violence.

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Figures of Empire: On the Impossibility of Superhero Diversity

Superhero diversity is a chimera.

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An Open Letter to Art Spiegelman

On the PEN awards and Art Spiegelman’s responsibility to comics.

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