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Daniel Pussey: Alienation in the Comics Industry Part II – Dan Pussey’s Development: Yearning for both Artistic Merit and Wealth

When I first heard that Rob Liefeld was a multi-millionaire I could not believe it. How could anyone produce such tripe and actually get paid doing it? I was disgusted by the success of such individuals, who cannot even draw … Continue reading

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Daniel Pussey: Alienation in the Comics Industry Part I – Doctor Infinity and Background to an Exploitative Industry

                Comics have an immensely exploitative history regarding the treatment of individuals that produce stories that become commoditised. This relationship was especially prominent in the early days of the superhero genre, in which some creators were not even credited with … Continue reading

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Reid Fleming, the World’s Toughest Milkman: an Anti-Superhero? A Sociopath? A Selfish Mission and Flashes of Greatness

Reid Fleming is the protagonist of David Boswell’s Reid Fleming, World’s Toughest Milkman. Reid Fleming, a character who was named after Boswell’s bully from kindergarten is a self-serving, sociopathic hedonist with extraordinary strength and speed. After reading this series, I … Continue reading

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Women in Refrigerators

I think our professor may have mentioned this site in passing earlier this term, but anyways, here is a character list of women in comics that have been either killed, raped, as well as other ways in which a character … Continue reading

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