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I Don’t Like Bullies: Captain America and World War II

I Don’t Like Bullies: Captain America and World War II

American heroes throughout the late twentieth century deploy imaginary forces against imaginary evils. The heroes encounter superhuman threats and were only able to deal with them because they themselves were superhuman. This is not so much the case during the mid-point [...]

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REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

At first glance, you might think that Joyce Carol Oates’ new novel The Accursed is, at 667 pages, a daunting tome – and you’d be right. Full to bursting with plot and political/cultural/social subtext, The Accursed is hardly an easy [...]

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Comics 101, #004: Young Avengers (2013)

Comics 101, #004: Young Avengers (2013)

Comics 101 is an introduction to comics and graphic novels for those who are interested in trying comics, but are unsure of what to try. The Comics 101 series is aimed particularly at female readers who may be interested in [...]

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