How ‘Watchmen’ and ‘The Boys’ Deconstruct American Fascism

How ‘Watchmen’ and ‘The Boys’ Deconstruct American Fascism

Superhero media has a history of critiquing the dark side of power, hero worship, and vigilantism, but none have done so as radically as Watchmen and The Boys.

In HBO’s ‘Watchmen’, the Devil Doesn’t Disappear

In HBO’s ‘Watchmen’, the Devil Doesn’t Disappear

Damon Lindelof's over-plotted, over-anxious, daring, genre-hopping offshoot of Alan Moore's alternate-history graphic novel, Watchmen, is less a show about hunting down the bad guys than it is about the twisted turns and stubborn legacies of racist trauma in America -- and the resistance to atoning for it.

Secrets, Convergence, and the Sacred: DC’s ‘Doomsday Clock #1’

No End in Sight: The Exclusive with ‘Watchmen’ Co-Creator John Higgins

The Sky Is Falling: Images of Mass Destruction in ‘The Avengers’

Ellis’ Superb Mastery of the Art of Pop

We Can Be Heroes: Talking ‘Supergods’ with Grant Morrison

Five Hot Chicks and the MPAA, Why Can’t This Be Europe? Zack Snyder’s ‘Sucker Punch’

‘Life in Flight’ Flies Too Low

Can Snyder Make Superman Super Again?

Another Zack Attack

Game(r) Over


30 Years of Slowdive’s ‘Souvlaki’

Everything You Know Means Nothing: Problematic Art and Crystal Castles’ Legacy

The 15 Best Americana Albums of 2013

Sara Petite Has Fun “Bringin’ Down the Neighborhood”