Philip Etline

  • Philip Etline commented on the page, on the site Superhero 5 days, 22 hours ago

    Ken, your fandom is permeating every single word of your post (it’s inspiring!) and it’s great that you picked characters and analyzed them individually in conjunction with Bukatman’s article. You could go through all of the characters in a similar way and make the claim. What I find interesting about the article is how it does feel dated in a…[Read more]

  • Philip Etline commented on the page, on the site Superhero 1 week, 6 days ago

    Mark, I think you bring up a great point when you question just how progressive early Wonder Woman actually is, since she is still written by a man and has to conform to then-male-dominated formulae in a patriarchal culture. Does hindsight diminish just how monumental a leap forward Wonder Woman was? Is to be ‘progressive’— by desig…[Read more]

  • Philip Etline commented on the page, on the site Superhero 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Mary, you do a great job at distilling and relating Eco’s ideas about time in Superman comics to these early issues we’ve been reading. What I found interesting is the repetition of the storytelling this week. Granted, these strips are supposed to be read monthly with long breaks in between but the sameness of it all is apparent. To a cla…[Read more]

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