Monday, January 31, 2011

Should superheroes take political positions?

For some reason, Google is having a hard time finding some of my recent posts to the new Comics Professor blog (now at So from time to time, I will highlight new blog posts here.

For instance, please see "Should superheroes take political positions?", which was inspired by Vaneta Rogers' recent article at Newsarama discussing social commentary in comic books, including Denny O'Neil, Greg Rucka, and Judd Winick. In it, I discuss my own views on politics in comics, including where it's appropriate to mention superheroes' political orientation, and the two cases in which is definitely is not.