Chris Gavaler

Chris Gavaler is an assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University. On the Origin of Superheroes: From the Big Bang to Action Comics No.1 was published by the University of Iowa Press last year and Superhero Comics is forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He is published in Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, PS: Political Science & Politics, Journal of American Culture, ImageTexT, International Journal of Comics Art, Foundation, Journal of Popular Culture, and Studies in Comics.

Reviews // 2 Articles

'Exit Wounds': On the Haunting Presence of a Missing Lover | 24 Apr 2017 // 3:30 AM

An abandoned lover enlists the help of an abandoned son to identify the corpse of the terrorist victim who betrayed them both.

'Everything is Teeth' Explores an Ambiguous Relationship With Art and Memory | 20 Apr 2017 // 5:30 AM

Memoirist Evie Wyld and artist Joe Sumner explore beneath the surface of the graphic memoir form.

//Mixed media

Players Lose Control in ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

// Moving Pixels

"This is an interactive story in which players don’t craft the characters, we just control them.

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