Abstract:In Santo, el Enmascarado de Plata Álvaron A. Fernández Reyes notes that within the immense cultural productions of modern Mexico, the ritual and myths that revolve around the heroic figure of Santo, are peculiarly diverse, embodying the creation of new traditions and the recuperation of old ones. Continue reading
Superheroes are often used as symbols, by the artist and writer, for either the way they feel about a situation, or of their country and the direction it is going in. Thus, superheroes can be our guide to how certain people, living in countries such as the USA , the U. K. and Australia , felt and/or feel about emerging social issues and what should be done about them. They can also be used as a kind of social clock, allowing us to view change and alterations in opinion. Writer Rod Marsden explains…
Editor, Djoymi Baker
1. Fandom and Space: An Introduction [Editorial] – Djoymi Baker
4. Comrade Guy Unites the Happy Workers – Greg Levine
6. The Day Superman Changed – Michael G. Robinson
7. Slash Fandom on the Internet, Or, Is the Carnival Over? – Rachel Shave
A childhood accident stole his sight, but, incredibly, it endowed young Matt Murdock with radar vision and heightened senses. Armed only with his athletic prowess, billy club, and indomitable courage, Matt battles justice as a crimson-clad gladiator! …Still don’t understand how a blind lawyer can battle crime, let alone have no fear? Don’t know the good guys from the bad guys? Don’t want to wade through at least 400 back issues just to understand it all? …Then don’t worry, this site will boil it all down and explain it piece by piece.