Inclusiveness is good, but tinkering with the sexuality or political outlook of fictional heroes does not necessarily improve their character.
Western comics are a dying industry with one single trick left in its bag – to turn an established popular character into a shallow and more diverse, woke version of itself.
Comedy isn’t meant to share hard truths that withstand fact checks. Satirists exaggerate to blur the line between truth and fiction to make salient points.
With all of the discussion of “white male rage” surrounding the Oscar darling, why is Harley’s solo feature portrayed as heroic?
What would happen if the good people sworn to defend the population were narcissistic, self-serving, and at times downright evil?
In this animated ‘Batman’ episode, Adam West plays an actor typecast as a masked hero in a commentary on fandom.
Instead of relying on subtlety and letting the source material shine, the filmmakers succumbed to the allure of cheap gore and bad casting.
A conversation with humorist MADEbyJIMBOB (@madebyjimbob) on content suppression, late-night comedy, and the importance of satire in our political moment.
It’s just so heartwarming that groundbreakers like George Carlin and Lenny Bruce were arrested for words so today’s soft comedians could talk about comedy being problematic in prison-like safe spaces.
Washington Post writer David Betancourt joins Federalist Radio to discuss the work of Stan Lee and big changes in the superhero entertainment industry.
Their partnership was tense, but Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were pioneers.
While the characters he co-created will go down as his big contribution, Stan Lee should gain the most credit for being the greatest advocate of comics.
It is right to honor Lee; it is right to make a legend of him. He gave us myths we still find enchanting, both as audiences and as myth-makers.
If the successful crowdfunding trend continues, we could see a watershed moment in comics like the Amazon Kindle was to bookstores.
Batman is bigger than any one film or comic. He’s a myth that looms large over our culture, casting a wide and long shadow.
Of all of Marvel’s early ’60s characters, Ant-Man, alongside Iron Man, was the most politicized. Both were sturdy anti-Communists.
Perhaps the most amazing thing about Spider-Man was the mind and abilities of the man who truly formed him. That’s Steve Ditko, of whose death the news has come.
Peter Suderman joins Federalist Radio to break down the history of Marvel’s movie franchises and how their blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War” came to be.
Each of DC’s major characters is essentially a sun at the center of their own solar system. Their gravity is so strong they maintain multiple planets all on their own.
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