Christopher B. Zeichmann

University of Toronto

Browsing the comics category

Guest post at the University of Toronto Press blog!

Posted by on Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Getting the rights to publish images of Superman in my recent article was far more complicated than I had expected, so I wrote a blog post about it at the UofT Press blog. I would just want to add, as an addendum to the post, that DC Comics granted me the rights to publish two […]

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Superman: Champion of the Oppressed

Posted by on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

I have uploaded some images that may interest those who have read my article, “Champion of the Oppressed: Redescribing the Jewishness of Superman as Populist Authenticity Politics,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 29 (2017): forthcoming.   The first four Figures are discussed in the article itself.  I have included some other images and interesting links […]

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Military Industrial Complex in the Golden Age

Posted by on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Last night I started reading The Complete Stardust the Super Wizard, which collects the stories about a Golden Age superhero created by Fletcher Hanks.  If I remember correctly, Stardust comics were produced around 1940 or so.   One story that surprised me was one wherein Stardust fought war profiteers – or at least a group […]

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Black Like Lois

Posted by on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Here’s a blog post that interacts with an article I published about the racial politics of Superman family comics in the 1970s: http://moazedi.blogspot.ca/2014/02/lois-lane-is-curious-and-black.html

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