Looking at the most recent issues of the “New Super-Man” comic series, Woo analyzes and codes the paratextual promotional material to assess the relative value of fans to the comics industry.Read more
Comics ⟷ Media: Bam! Pow! Comics Aren’t Just for White Men Anymore!
Benjamin Woo / Carleton University
Benjamin Woo discusses rising tensions over diversity and identity politics within the comics world. Following Gamergate, a “Comicsgate” mentality emerged and continues to affect the industry and its fans.Read more
Benjamin Woo questions the positioning of Comics Studies within academia. Bound to both Media Studies and Literature, is either equipped to study the many facets of this interdisciplinary field?Read more
Stasis, Change, and Televisual Comic Book Film Franchising
Derek Johnson / University of Wisconsin-Madison
A look into Marvel’s film franchises and which heroes appeal to markets.Read more
by: Drew Morton / UCLA
By constructing visual essays, cinema and media studies scholars dip their hands into processes they think and write so much about.