Shaun Huston

Shaun Huston is an associate professor in Geography and Film Studies at Western Oregon University, where he primarily teaches courses in political and cultural geography. His articles and presentations cover a variety of topics in the study of pop cultures, including Canadian film politics, suburban landscapes in Mike Judge's Office Space, and dime novel Westerns. He also makes films, including Comic Book City, Portland, Oregon, USA (2012), a documentary on the community of comics creators in Portland, Oregon (view details on IMDB). You can learn more at his faculty webpage.

‘Fresh Romance’ and ‘Island’ Signal a Revival of the Anthology Periodical

What’s Wrong With X-Men Bobby Drake’s Coming Out Story?

‘Black Widow’ and the Burden of Being the Female Avenger

Time, Space and Plasticity in Long-running Comics Series

Judging Comics by Their Covers: Comic Books, Text, Paratext and Context

How Digital Comics Changed the Way I Think About Print

The GeekGirlCon Effect

Of Grimms, Slayers, and Vampires with Souls

Of Grimms, Slayers, and Vampires with Souls

Although our heroes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Grimm are initially alone, accepting help, and valuing their found families, is a virtue.

On Not Showing the Action: Stillness in ‘Trees’

Who Wants to Read Comics on a Computer?

‘Shutter’, ‘Saga’ and ‘The Private Eye’ Showcase the Best of What Comics Can Do

With ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ the MCU Decisively Breaks with Comics