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Out Of Continuity: Superhero Time, the Eternal Recurrence, and the Forking Path.Hooded Utilitarian. June 3, 2015.

“Demanding the Impossible: Walidah Imarisha Talks about Science Fiction and Social Change.” Bitchmagazine.org. April 13, 2015.

Decoding Turing: Queer Superhero.” Hooded Utilitarian. March 11, 2015.

Where Angels Fear to Tread: Constantine, Promethea, and the Fool.Hooded Utilitarian. March 6, 2015.

Red Dawn, 2012: Imperialists, Insurgents, and Role Reversal.Hooded Utilitarian. October 1, 2014.

The Art of ‘War’.Progressive Populist. September 1, 2014.

We can be heroes: Donnie Darko and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.Hooded Utilitarian. August 18, 2014.

Art, Sex, and Politics.Toward Freedom. July 10, 2014.

Night Catches Us.” DCSC.ws. June 28, 2014.

‘Like a Damn White Knight’: Feminism, Chivalry, Love and War, and Sin City.Hooded Utilitarian. March 10, 2014.

Sacrificing Others: Watchmen, Fail-Safe, and Eichmann in Jerusalem.Hooded Utilitarian. November 12, 2013.

A Suicide Pact: Means and Ends in V for Vendetta and The Rebel.Hooded Utilitarian. April 10, 2013.

The Legacy of Anarchy Comics.In These Times. March 5, 2013.

The Graphic Canon, Volume I.The Comics Journal. January 8, 2013.

Milk and Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad!Verbicide. October 26, 2012.

Trial By Fire: Mad Max, Rorschach, and the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.Hooded Utilitarian. October 9, 2012.

Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.Toward Freedom. October 2, 2012.

The Black Panthers in Portland.Against the Current. July/August 2012.

Too Much Coffee Man #1 (facsimile edition).The Comics Journal. June 22, 2012.

The Lives of Sacco and Vanzetti: A Book Review.Toward Freedom. June 7, 2012.

Black Classics Reborn, Graphically.In These Times. April 2012.

The Complete Alan Moore Future Shocks.The Comics Journal. February 24, 2012.

Batman vs. Robin.” The Comics Journal. February 13, 2012.

Alan Moore: Conversations.The Comics Journal. January 19, 2012.

Liar’s Kiss.The Comics Journal. September 7, 2011.

Crash Comics Course in Economics.” Progressive Populist. August 15, 2011.

The Weird World of Eerie Publications.The Comics Journal. May 2, 2011.

Documents of a Zombie Apocalypse.The Comics Journal. February 16, 2011.

Other Lives: The Night Bookmobile.The Comics Journal. February 9, 2011.

“Garth Ennis’s Knights of the Sky.” The Comics Journal. January 2011.

Lio vs. Calvin: Freudian Funnies.The Comics Journal. December 1, 2010.

Weird War Tales.The Comics Journal. October 5, 2010.

The Success of Failure.The Comics Journal. September 20, 2010.

Garth Ennis’ Crossed, Volume 1.The Comics Journal. August 19, 2010.

Planetary: Spacetime Archaeology.The Comics Journal. August 17, 2010.

War is Boring.The Comics Journal. July 8, 2010.

It was the War of the Trenches.The Comics Journal. June 22, 2010.

False Starts, Part Three of Three: Dazzler #1.The Comics Journal. June 16, 2010.

Timeless Cartoons.” The Progressive Populist. June 15, 2010.

False Starts, Part Two of Three: Astonishing X-Men #1.The Comics Journal. June 15, 2010.

False Starts, Part One of Three: Avengers #1 and Secret Avengers #1.The Comics Journal. June 14, 2010.

Finding Humor in the Dismal Science.Reed. June 2010.

“Pictures of Dorian Gray, Images of Oscar Wilde, Part Eight.” The Comics Journal. May 2010.

Kids vs. Nazis: Resistance, Book 1.The Comics Journal Online. tcj.com. May 5, 2010.

Palestine Revisited.In These Times. March 2010.

Border Horror, Part Two: 30 Days of Night: Juarez.The Comics Journal. February 4, 2010.

Border Horror, Part One: Infestacion: The Mythology.The Comics Journal. February 3, 2010.

The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag.VerbicideMagazine.com. January 29, 2010.

The Work of Porn in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.The Comics Journal. January 27, 2010.

Joe the Barbarian #1.The Comics Journal. January 22, 2010.

BPRD to the Rescue!The Comics Journal. January 19, 2010.

A Narrator in Search of a Protagonist: Looking for Calvin and Hobbes.The Comics Journal. January 13, 2010.

Liberty Comics.VerbicideMagazine.com. December 18, 2009.

Tales from Outer Suburbia.The Comics Journal. December 16, 2009.

Treehouse of Horror #15.The Comics Journal. December 11, 2009.

“The Spanish Civil War, Cartooning, and the Cultural Imagination: No Pasaran!, The Black Order Brigade, and Wolverine.The Comics Journal. December 2009.

Charlie Brown’s Skull
(& Other Cartoon Medical Oddities): 
A GobQ&A with Michael Paulus.GobshiteQuarterly.com. June 2008.

The Unflinching Work of Joe Sacco.Clamor. Summer 2006.

American Cartoonists Rap on the Danish Flap.”  Against the Current.  July-August 2006.

“Non-Linear Narrative and Sequential Art: Alan Moore’s Superhero Deconstruction.” Is It A Book? August 2, 2005.

The Case for Comics Journalism: Artist-Reporters Leap Tall Conventions in a Single Bound.Columbia Journalism Review. March/April 2005.

Batman Versus The Man.” The Progressive. March 2003.