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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


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