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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (3): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Anna F. Peppard The last several decades have witnessed the publication of many revisionist and self-critical superhero comics, yet the most critically discussed of these focus on the straight white male characters who have always dominated the genre. In contrast, the ongoing series Alias (2001–4...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (3): 179–204.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Kathleen McClancy This paper examines the ways that comics can subvert twenty-first-century nostalgia for an imagined halcyon 1950s by refusing to treat history as idyllic, unchanging, or distant, focusing specifically on Joëlle Jones's Lady Killer (2015–17). Lady Killer engages with long fifties...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (3): 49–95.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Cathy Thomas Set in the fictitious African nation of Wakanda, the six volumes of the Black Panther comic book weave plots that are faithful to superhero tropes and aware of Black nationalist discourses. The storylines focus on deterring white dominance, tribal warfare, and mineral exploitation...