Practicing Superhuman Law: Creative License, Industrial Identity, and Spider-Man’s Homecoming

In The Superhero Symbol: Media, Culture, and Politics, edited by Liam Burke, Ian Gordon, and Angela Ndalianis. Published by Rutgers University Press, 2019. Book Description “As a man, I’m flesh and blood, I can be ignored, I can be destroyed; but as a symbol… as a symbol I can be incorruptible, I can be everlasting”. In the 2005 reboot of the Batman film franchise, Batman Begins, … Continue reading Practicing Superhuman Law: Creative License, Industrial Identity, and Spider-Man’s Homecoming

“Too Busy Building a World to Tell a Story”: Between World-Building and Storytelling in the Cleverman Storyworld

Journal article publication in a special dossier on Australian superheroes and the Cleverman television series, published in Senses of Cinema to coincided with the Superheroes Beyond Conference and the affiliated Cleverman exhibition at ACMI Continue reading “Too Busy Building a World to Tell a Story”: Between World-Building and Storytelling in the Cleverman Storyworld