X-Men and Philosophy: Astonishing Insight and Uncanny by Rebecca Housel, J. Jeremy Wisnewski

By Rebecca Housel, J. Jeremy Wisnewski

X-Men is likely one of the hottest comedian ebook franchises ever, with winning spin-offs that come with a number of function movies, caricature sequence, bestselling games, and item. this is often the 1st examine the deeper problems with the X-Men universe and the alternatives dealing with its robust "mutants," similar to identification, human ethics as opposed to mutant morality, and self-sacrifice.

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Because of this, the art from the Iger Studio has a distinct style and a certain feel to it. ” Clean, crisp lines, neat panels and concise storytelling are the earmarks of Iger Shop artwork. Robert Farrell, who wrote for the Studio in the late ’30s, was always keen to use Iger Shop stories in his comics. An associate at Fox, Superior, and the main man at Ajax, Farrell used the Iger Shop up until the very end, and even a bit beyond. honchos and was handed the keys to their new horror title Tales of Horror.

1959) art possibly by Bob Powell Carl Burgos was. 31 THE WEIRD WORLD OF EERIE PUBLICATIONS Secondly, there is evidence of hasty pasteups, and the scent of mucilage and X-acto knives hangs heavily over these comics. One story is stretched out from five pages to six and there are plenty of instances of bizarrely placed text and titles. Sketchy production values aside, these mags are packed to the gills with tremendous art. A bevy of pre-code artists turned up to fill these books with top-notch horror art.

This cover wouldn’t be In Beware #7 (Trojan, Jan. 1954), Fass’ only self-portrait to see print. Fass’ story “The Life of Riley” has more As 1954 was coming to an ugly close, Fass dismemberment but adds a helping of did some more covers and stories for Beware, cannibalism to the stew, making this one, curiously signed “Myron Fass… Good by” [sic], one of Fass’ more stomach-churning pre-code entries. More interesting still is Fass’ cover to Beware #11 (Sept. 1954), where he draws himself as a comic book artist tortured by his own creations.

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