Tag Archives: Kamala Khan

Trending–Heroes and Icons

“Popularity” changes and is rarely “one-size-fits-all.”  We could see such trending last month in back-to-school clothing sales and, more significantly, the toppling of Confederate monuments that lionized slavery’s defenders.  Heroism is time and culture-sensitive.  This is equally true of the … Continue reading

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Diversity: The December Dilemma and Beyond

The month of December has long foregrounded issues of diversity in multicultural countries.  As Christmas approaches in predominantly Christian countries, how do we acknowledge the presence and holidays of other religious groups?  Some non-Christian parents even call the problems raised … Continue reading

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Satisfying Sequels . . . and More

When it comes to graphic literature, do you like to “snack” on smaller, individual comics, or would you rather sit down to the “full meal” of a compilation? When publishing sequels, today’s comic book industry caters to both tastes. Some … Continue reading

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Resolutions: A New Year for New Superheroes

New Year’s resolutions—many of us make them, but fewer manage to keep them!  It’s not surprising, then, that comics fans and media outlets   have poked fun at this tradition itself or at current events by imagining the New Year’s resolutions of … Continue reading

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