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Pulp Empire: The Secret History of Comic Book Imperialism by Paul S. Hirsch (2021)

Pulp Empire: The Secret History of Comic Book Imperialism by Paul S. Hirsch (2021)

Comic books as media today would not raise much attention if they featured heavy use of violence or representations of vigilantes who take the law into their own hands. On the contrary, the media now is deeply absorbed into the popular canon of the US. “The comic book, whether in the form of a collectible […]

Comic Book Crime: Truth, Justice … by Nickie D. Phillips and Staci Strobl (2013)

Comic Book Crime: Truth, Justice … by Nickie D. Phillips and Staci Strobl (2013)

Since superhero comic books often display in their stories characters, settings, possible problems and wishful thinking of their readers, even if the location is on another planet, it is only natural that also a sense of justice and the following punishment as felt by the readers is transported through the action heroes. There is a […]