Archive for: Eric Berlatsky

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

Superheroes and the diversity of possibilities.

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“We Are Who We Choose To Be”: Sadistic Choices, Forking Paths, and the Rejection of Social and Narrative Progress in Superhero Comics and Films

How continuity undermines diversity.

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Lone Woolf and Cubs: Alan Moore, Postmodern Fiction, and Third-Wave Feminist Utopianism

Disappointment and sex in the Black Dossier.

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Eric Berlatsky on Queerness and Krazy Kat

The unstable gender of the Kat.

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Eric Berlatsky on Why Before Watchmen May Be (Slightly) Better Than That

A very qualified defense of Darwyn Cooke.

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More Superheroes, More Ideology

Dark Knight, Spider-Man, and Avengers

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“Lightning Only Strikes Twice Once, Y’Know”: Phallic Mothers, Fetishism, and Replacement in the comics of Los Bros Hernandez (Part II)

The phallic mother, fetishism, and nostalgia in Locas.

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