Jeremiah Massengale
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Jeremiah Massengale is an assistant professor of communication arts at the University of the Cumberlands where he also advises the award-winning college newspaper.

Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 44 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
//Features

'Thor' Reconsidered As Both Vital and Dangerous for Marvel Studios | 17 Oct 2012 // 10:45 PM

With the end The Mighty Thor, perhaps now's the perfect time to reconsider Kenneth Branagh's critical box office success as a metaphor for the challenges facing the upcoming Thor: God of Thunder.

The Real Story, But Not All of It | 30 Aug 2011 // 10:08 PM

Perhaps more than a long, critical gaze at DC's history, Secret Origins makes the incredibly savvy move of rendering the company's 70-plus years as both heartwarming and resilient.

//Reviews

There's Splendid Concept Art to Be Found in 'The Art of Star Wars' | 11 Feb 2016 // 9:05 PM

This is a visually stunning display of concepts, characters and starships from a galaxy far, far away that, more often than not, didn’t even end up on screen.

'The League of Regrettable Superheroes' Is a Heroic, Enjoyable Effort | 17 Sep 2015 // 3:30 AM

Jon Morris’ book is a courageous, witty look at 100 short-lived superheroes you’ll never see coming to a theater near you.

//Blogs

A Marvelous Collision: "Archie Meets the Punisher" | 13 Apr 2012 // 4:49 AM

In 1994, the Punisher and his fixer Micro stormed into Riverdale, believing that such a squeaky-clean town must be hiding its own special breed of hell…

Lessons Learned from "ThunderCats: The Return" | 13 Jan 2012 // 2:45 AM

2011 saw the reboot of the classic show, ThunderCats, on Cartoon Network. But an earlier ThunderCats reboot, in comics, holds lessons for uncovering good from bad reimaginings.

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//Blogs

Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

// Announcements

"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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