Posts Tagged ‘Charles Hatfield’

THE PANELISTS: Teaching a Superhero Seminar (A Reflection)

Posted by on February 2nd, 2011 at 7:38 AM

Charles started the new week at The Panelists with a reflection on the superhero comics seminar he taught last semester at CSU Northridge (complete with a list of ten realizations).

THE PANELISTS: The Continuity Shuffle

Posted by on January 25th, 2011 at 6:52 PM

Today at The Panelists, Charles Hatfield takes a look at continuity-heavy superhero crossovers/events/crises through the lens of Kurt Busiek and George Perez's JLA/Avengers. Excerpt: "Okay, so prelapsarian innocence (think DC in the early sixties) can comfortably coexist with angst, moral ambiguity, and post-direct market revisionism. And stories can poach freely from various eras, resulting in complexity and irony. Sure, why not?"

THE PANELISTS: Holy Terror

Posted by on January 8th, 2011 at 8:58 PM

Today Charles Hatfield wraps up week one of our One-Panel Critism series with a look at a panel from Jim Woodring's "Particular Mind." Head on over to The Panelists to give it a read and check back with us next week as we switch it all up.

Welcome to TCJ.com and Oh, By the Way, A Brief History of Comics Criticism While I’m At It

Posted by on December 14th, 2009 at 1:42 AM

I have been advised that I should welcome everyone to the shiny new digital incarnation of The Comics Journal here at tcj.com, and indeed I do, but all I could come up with in terms of an introduction-of-sorts were

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