Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Comics
'Ninjak #1' is Too Fresh to Fade
Valiant's new Ninjak reboot is remarkably fresh and a lot of fun. [20.Apr.15]
Every Generation Gets the 'Daredevil' It Deserves
Marvel's Daredevil is a reminder that our pop culture, even that which is rooted in the pulp tradition, can be vivid, vital, and powerful. [17.Apr.15]
The Steady Increase of Awfulness in 'Borb'
With homages to Little Orphan Annie and Gasoline Alley, there's a lot serious ground to cover in Borb, and a lot of serious laughs. [16.Apr.15]
'Saga #27' Characters Are Unforgettable
Saga propels readers into new and unchartered, yet always compelling, spaces. From the horribly exotic to the stunningly beautiful, the characters are impossible to forget. [14.Apr.15]
A Confluence of Conflicts in 'Convergence #1'
The arena for a multiversal clash is set, but lacks theatrics. [13.Apr.15]
Reviews
Valiant's new Ninjak reboot is remarkably fresh and a lot of fun. [20.Apr.15]
Saga propels readers into new and unchartered, yet always compelling, spaces. From the horribly exotic to the stunningly beautiful, the characters are impossible to forget. [14.Apr.15]
The arena for a multiversal clash is set, but lacks theatrics. [13.Apr.15]
I should have listened to the cover. After all, the warning was clear: "You must NOT read this comic!" [08.Apr.15]
Superman's strengths are once again explored, but his weaknesses tell the story. [07.Apr.15]
The comic series Wayward depicts the struggles of a group of supernatural teens growing up and fighting evil on the streets of modern Tokyo. [06.Apr.15]
A heated confrontation between Black Manta and Amanda Waller is the highlight of New Suicide Squad #8. [01.Apr.15]
Cyclops is put in a difficult position that reveals his vulnerabilities, amongst other things. [31.Mar.15]
Features
Marvel's Daredevil is a reminder that our pop culture, even that which is rooted in the pulp tradition, can be vivid, vital, and powerful. [17.Apr.15]
With homages to Little Orphan Annie and Gasoline Alley, there's a lot serious ground to cover in Borb, and a lot of serious laughs. [16.Apr.15]
New Sheriff Clara Bronson comes to Copperhead not because she wants the job but because she needs it. The real reason though, isn’t explained. [10.Apr.15]
Frankenstein Underground is the magnificent postmodern crown jewel in the Hellboy-verse that creator Mike Mignola thinks of as a love-letter to Edgar Rice Burroughs. We think otherwise. [06.Apr.15]
Columns
Worlds in Panels
Some creators and publishers choose to make time and space infinitely malleable. Others take readers to new times and places while leaving characters in a single timeline. [05.Apr.15]
Worlds in Panels
Comics covers may not always reflect what's inside, but it's difficult to see covers as distinct from the books they adorn. [06.Mar.15]
Wit Attitude
Questioning cartoons, satire, and the role of the media after the Charlie Hebdo assassinations. [25.Feb.15]
Clearly Canadian
As the debate rages over Charlie Hebdo’s controversial cartoons, Art Spiegelman offers sage advice on cartoons and free speech. [15.Feb.15]
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