Category: DCUQ

Review of “Arresting Development: Comics at the Boundaries of Literature”

Christopher Pizzino begins Arresting Development: Comics at the Boundaries of Literature with the premise that even though news stories have proclaimed the arrival of comics as legitimate literature for more than thirty years, comics are still a marginalized medium that resists legitimation, and will be for the foreseeable future. Pizzino argues, “while comics are less reviled now

Taste Test

A Sampling of the Uncanny & Grotesque in Film & Graphic Novels

‘m excited to be presenting on uncanny and grossness with my dear friend, Orquidea, this Friday!  We will be putting our work into dialogue to explore the U.S./Mexico borderlands and Post-Franco Spain—through the comic books and film. If you are in the Austin, area and are interested, please let me know @, and I’ll

Yvonne Craig: A pioneer of women’s representation in the super-hero world

oday, Yyvone Craig, best known for originating the Barbara Gordon/Batgirl character in the 1960s, passed away due to complications from breast cancer. She was 78. I met Craig once at a comic book convention in Austin. She was kind and generous with her time. When I met her, she was sitting at a table chatting