Stephen Graham Jones’ horror/sci-fi lays eggs in your head. With his latest project, the Earthdivers (Kill Columbus), his ideas for an alternative America crawl out.
The optimism found in Avatar: The Last Airbender darkens to cynicism and violence in the follow-up series, Avatar: The Legend of Korra. Why did this happen?
Marvel Studios’ What If…? on Disney+ is an intriguing animated and narrative exercise in the MCU, but why isn’t it as exciting as we anticipated?
French artist Jean Giraud, aka Moebius, inspired his peers and mass media. In video games especially, his psychedelic fantasy/surrealist art may live on forever.
Daffy Duck never fit in with the flock. He embodied Leon Schlesinger’s working-class, anti-authoritarian subversion with every feather of his being.
Marx’s death pact is made literal in Sarah Gailey’s Eat the Rich, a remarkably fun comics series given its subject is the horror of capitalism.
Comics Artist Darryl Cunningham’s latest nonfiction graphic novel, Putin’s Russia, puts Vladimir Putin’s rise to power in simple and clear perspective.
Matt Reeves’ meandering faux-profound take on Batman spends its over-long runtime telling women to shut up and do as they’re told or face the consequences.
Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney+ follows the legacy of Captain America in the MCU, but its timely racially and politically charged plot lacks focus.
Animated television shows The Simpsons, South Park, and BoJack Horseman, are often base in their approach to controversial subject matter, but “going low” might be the very thing that elevates them.