Comics

What Netanyahu Will Say About Arabs 9,738 Days From Now
March 23, 2015

Walking back his pre-election comments for years to come.

Hollywood Needs a Black Superhero Fit for the Ferguson Era
February 25, 2015

A black superhero should be more than a black actor in a white superhero's costume.

When Blasphemy Goes Viral
The 'Charlie Hebdo' massacre marks the dawn of a digital age of irreverence and retaliation
January 15, 2015

The 'Charlie Hebdo' massacre marks the dawn of a digital age of irreverence and retaliation.

Why Are There So Many Orphans in the Comics?
Roz Chast's take on child/parent relationships and aging
July 20, 2014

Roz Chast's take on child/parent relationships and aging

Art Spiegelman Is Comics' Most Pretentious Faux-Artist
November 19, 2013

"Pretentious is pretty much Art Spiegelman's M.O."

Comic Sutra
An animated porn star is changing Indian views on female sexual liberation
October 27, 2013

Meet Savita Bhabi, the cartoon porn star who is transforming India's relationship to female sexuality.

'You're Done Banging Superheroes, Baby'
How the sickest mind in comic books became their biggest star
August 06, 2013

The premise of Nemesis was simple.“Nemesis is a reversal of the Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark archetype,” its author Mark Millar told an interviewer just before the comic came out in 2010.

A Superman for All Seasons
The Man of Steel is 75. His biography is our history.
April 18, 2013

Superman is turning 75. Over those years, he's moved from rebel to establishmentarian to fogey to oddball—tracking the history of our times.

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