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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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Patreon: Threat or Menace?

Should I shut the blog down while I work on my book?

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Paul Krugman, Pop Culture Critic

What does a Nobel-Prize winning economist write? Whatever he wants.

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The Way Her Body Lies: 8 Minutes, Violence Against Women, and the Extrapolation of Truth from Flesh

“Female sexual agents are translated as victims and female sexual victims are translated as agents.”

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The Paradox of the Comics Experience

Drawing words and writing pictures.

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Himalayan Quake

Superhero orientalism and the earthquake in Nepal.

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