‘Mrs. America’: Sarah Paulson, 10 More Join FX Limited Series; ‘Captain Marvel’ Directors Helming First 2 Eps

As if having Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning actress Cate Blanchett portraying conservative anti-Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) activist Phyllis Schlafly wasn’t enough to get eyeballs glued to FX‘s Mrs. America, the network has announced 11 more stellar names coming aboard the upcoming limited series. Joining Blanchett are Uzo Aduba, Rose Byrne, Kayli Carter, Ari Graynor, Melanie […]

People Wake Up To… The British General Election

In Britain, the General Election is underway. Everyone gets to vote on for a local Member of Parliament, and then whichever party can form a majority of MPs gets to form the government. Except with the latest polls giving Labour and Conservative parties 34.1% each and the vote not concentrated enough thanks to the efforts […]

How Conservatism May Be Hurting Comic Book Sales

Yesterday, comic creator and reader Darin Wagner wrote a piece for Bleeding Cool entitled How Liberalism May Be Hurting Comic Book Sales. I thought it was an interesting point of view, but not one I agreed with. I’m generally a bit of a lefty/liberal, but find certain aspects of my ideology tap into those associated […]

Thursday Trending Topics: Hero Politics

  There has almost always been an element of the politics of the times in our comics. Even if you ignore policital cartoons and cartoonists — many of whom were hugely influential on the architects of the American comic book industry — the confluence of the height of the Golden Age of comics with World War II […]

Alan Moore Campaigns Against Local Library Closures

Remember, remember, the fifth of February… That’s when Alan Moore will be speaking at a reading event, part of an event to campaign against the planned potential closure of the St James Library in his home town of Northampton. The library is one of eight that may be closed by the local council as part […]