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V for Vendetta's Panoptic Gaze

Police exhibit the three tenants of panopticism—supervision , control, and correction—which mold and transform individuals to operate within certain norms.[1] The three tenants are also exhibited in… 2,286 more words

Comic Books

Astonishing X-Men: Gifted Novelization

Astonishing X-Men: Gifted Prose Novel by Peter David

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This Review does have spoilers because comics are pretty dang predictable and this is a really old one, so anyone who cares about spoilers has probably read it. 919 more words


Marvel Comics Final Thoughts - Age of Apocalypse

With Marvel’s popular and successful foray into films with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I’ve finally decided to get back into comics. I grew up a big fan of X-Men and other superheroes but haven’t really kept up since the 90s. 1,778 more words


Marvel's Astonishing X-Men

As far as superheroes go, I’ve always been a fan of The X-Men. I remember watching several airings of the original X-Men Animated Series… 570 more words


Comics Herstory: Marjorie Liu

Marjorie Liu is a lawyer-turned-writer who has written a number of fiction novels as well as comics.

Liu began her career in comics writing tie-in novels for… 345 more words

Comic Books

Mike Perkins - Astonishing X-Men #48-56

It has been exactly four years since Marjorie Liu and Mike Perkins have taken over Astonishing X-Men after the leave of Greg Pak (Astonishing X-Men #44-47), and while I was rereading it, I’ve felt an urge to write about it, especially about Northstar and Kyle’s relationship and their wedding.  1,852 more words


Episode 22: Everything That's Ending

Chad and Patrick kick off this week’s podcast by talking about Toronto ComicCon and their dreams. (Literal ones, not the ones in which they are successful.) Then they discuss a slew of comics, including spending a lot of time on The Bunker and Snow Blind. 62 more words