Tag: social issues

The Growth of Steampunk in Comics

  Steampunk as a genre is a hard subject to trace. There are a number of works that have elements of steampunk, but all of them predate the word itself. Works by Jules Vern and H.G. Wells are often cited as some of the first “true” works of steampunk, but even that is an arbitrary outlook as they built upon… Read more →

The Life and Death of Archie Andrews

Most of us have at least seen an Archie comic in a grocery store if we haven’t actually read one. I grew up reading Archie, Archie and Jughead, and Betty and Veronica comics. The general plotline of the comics when I read them as a child was that a teenage boy, Archie, was kind of goofy and involved in a… Read more →