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Drawing Disaster: Comics, War and Trauma

Disaster Drawn reveals that comics may be the most useful form for witnessing war and trauma.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 18 - “The Singularity”

The differences between the adrenaline-fueled S.H.I.E.L.D. and the cult of Hive come into stark contrast as the season winds down.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Semper Fidelis”

Daredevil's protagonist is becoming increasingly unlikeable as the Punisher's trial begins.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 17 - “The Team”

Some characters have taken radically different paths than their comic book counterparts -- at least in this reality.

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What Is the Robert Altman Vision?

If you want to get a complete understanding of Altman, his filmmaking style, and why his movies are so important to the history of cinema, Frank Caso’s book is a must read.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 6 - “Regrets Only”

Daredevil struggles to balance both Elektra and the Punisher in an unfocused episode.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 16 - “Paradise Lost”

Sacrifices, both large and small, form the basis of the episode's narrative, as Hive gains power.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Kinbaku”

Daredevil's relationships with women highlight his identity crisis at the expense of their own characterization.

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Mindbending Avenging in ‘All-New, All-Different Avengers #8’

This comic gives the impression that the human mind is stronger and more rational than daytime talk shows would have us believe.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 4 - “Penny and Dime”

The Punisher proves to be both a challenge and a complement to Daredevil.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 15 - “Spacetime”

The latest episode keeps tackling big concepts while expertly moving the plot forward.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Brings a Steady Hand to ‘Black Panther #1’

Acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has never written a comic book before, but this first issue of Black Panther puts to rest any fears of a vanity project gone bad.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 14 - “Watchdogs”

The last two episodes showcase a series that's coming into its own, rather than just a placeholder in the MCU.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 3 - “New York’s Finest”

Daredevil's latest episode carefully examines the varying heroes of Hell's Kitchen.

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The Extraordinarily Advanced Basics in ‘X-men 92 #1’

The golden era of X-men injects fresh energy into a current era of uncertainty.

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Marvel’s Secret Weapon Can Bridge the Gap Between Its Movies and Netflix Series

The Marvel Cinematic Universe might benefit from recruiting one of its forefathers before expanding further into the unknown.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 13 - “Parting Shot”

The thrilling spycraft nature of "Parting Shot" portends big shifts in the team’s dynamics.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Dogs to a Gunfight”

A plot-heavy second episode brings us closer to greater discussions of morality.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 12 - “The Inside Man”

The proliferation of Inhumans allows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to ask some serious questions about the responsibilities of power.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 1 - “Bang”

Daredevil's season two premiere doesn't start off with a bang so much as a sharp tap on the shoulder.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: 'The Anthropologist'

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"Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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