Captain America: Steve Rogers #1: The controversy and what feels overlooked

Please note this is an opinion piece, I do not wish to annoy or anger anyone by putting my view on this subject forward. So this evening, I finished reading the first issue of the new Captain America: Steve Rogers ongoing series. The reason I am so late to this is due to the fact… Continue reading Captain America: Steve Rogers #1: The controversy and what feels overlooked

MCM London 2016: Thoughts on my first convention

So, one week on, I figure it is time to give a review of my first convention and the experiences I had there. When I booked my ticket I was not entirely sure what to expect from a convention. I have watched live streams from them and know people who have previously attended, but I… Continue reading MCM London 2016: Thoughts on my first convention

New Year, a new plan

Hello to all readers of the Superhero Subculture blog. I'm sorry that activity in late November and through December has been virtually non-existent, but I have been rather busy outside of blog work and have not been able to find the time to update the page. However, I would like to reassure you the blog… Continue reading New Year, a new plan

Heroic Origins: Daredevil

Name:Matthew Murdock                       Alias:Daredevil Profession: Defense Lawyer                 Powers: Heightened Senses Equipment/Weapons: Baton, which serves many functions. First Appearance: Daredevil #1 Continuing with the theme highlighted in the last column, radioactivity, this column will look at one of the oddest forms in which radiation… Continue reading Heroic Origins: Daredevil

Spiderman and Scientific Experimentation

This time around in the assessment of cultural and historical impacts on comics, we look at the impact of scientific experimentation, and the fears of this, on the early stories of everyone’s friendly neighbourhood hero, Spiderman. The origins of this classic Marvel hero are well known, the geeky Peter Parker obtains his powers after being… Continue reading Spiderman and Scientific Experimentation