Archive for: Captain America

Captain Allegory: The Winter Obama

Captain America vs. Drones.

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Fighting Americans Fighting Americans for America

Can supeheroes survive without the War on Terror?

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Old Icons, New Context

Hitler and Captain America, in new context.

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You Don’t Need to Be Strong If You’re a Kid

Ben Hatke’s Zita the Space Girl is not a Strong Female Character, thank goodness.

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Yes, Virginia, There Is A Captain America

Not just a comic book character.

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Jason Dittmer on Captain Nowhere

Jason Dittmer provides a rebuttal to my review of his book “Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero.”

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Punching Hitler Since 1941: The History of Captain America in Covers

Happy Fourth of July! Let’s celebrate the holiday with America’s most patriotic hero. 1940s Cover by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby (1941) Cover by Al Avison (1942) Cover by Syd Shores (1944) Cover by [I have no idea] (1948) Cover by Martin Nodell (1949) 1950s Cover by John Romita, Sr. (1954) After several failed re-launches, […]

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