Martin Zeller-Jacques

Martin Zeller-Jacques is a film and television researcher and freelance media commentator based in the North of England, the husband of the illustrator Julia Zeller-Jacques, and the proud step-father of four children. His academic work centres around television narrative, gender studies and comic book adaptations, while his journalism encompasses contemporary media culture as a whole. You can also read his work at The Big Picture Magazine online ( and on his Screentime blog (, which explores the conflicts and contradictions of both studying media and living in a media-saturated contemporary family.

‘The Inbetweeners’ Season Premiere

‘X-Men: First Class’: Being Like Us

The Government Shutdown: Only on Television

‘Campus’ Series Premiere

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