shathley Q
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shathley Q is deeply moved by the emotional connection we build with our perpetual fictions, and hopes to answer for that somehow, somehow. He holds a Doctorate in Literary and Cultural Theory. His writings have appeared in Joss Whedon: the Complete Companion and Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men, as well as regularly on PopMatters. Like a kid in a china shop, he microblogs as @uuizardry on Twitter. Or hit him up directly on

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Talking 'Steampunk'd' With Jeannie Mai | 21 Aug 2015 // 4:52 AM

Jeannie Mai hosts GSN's Steampunk'd, a ten-episode long experience into the world and culture of steampunk.

'Death Sentence London' and the Success of Doomed Generations | 14 Aug 2015 // 5:08 AM

Death Sentence: London #3 makes me consider what it would be like if we lived under a President Trump.


Love and Other Skirmishes in 'Death Sentence London #3' | 12 Aug 2015 // 5:00 AM

How do you outdo yourself, if you've already produced a masterpiece? Sometimes you succeed in a way that redefines success itself.

The Face in the Puddle | 4 May 2015 // 5:30 AM

The central image of Spawn #251, the reflection of the monster in a puddle, speaks volumes about both the comics industry, and ourselves.


I Wish I Was Here: Exclusive Preview of 'Sensation Comics - Featuring Wonder Woman #38' | 9 Jun 2015 // 5:30 AM

Wonder Woman stands at the edge of a dark and foreboding forest. It's not a real vacation if there isn't a little bit of fear and loathing.

The Past Was Always With Us: Exclusive Preview of “GI Zombie #6” | 26 Jan 2015 // 6:42 AM

You wouldn’t think it, but Star Spangled War Stories, featuring G. I. Zombie #6 confronts us, by way of Watchmen, with issues at the heart of the history of comics.

//Mixed media

The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

// Moving Pixels

"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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