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Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Brian Cremins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Why was Captain Marvel—a little boy named Billy Batson whose magic word transforms him into the World’s Mightiest Mortal—one of the most popular comic book characters in the United States in the ... More


Appetite for Disruption: The Cinematic Zombie and Queer Theory

Rasmus R. Simonsen

in Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tracing the elaboration of the zombie in modern cinema—from George Romero through Bruce LaBruce—this chapter argues for a queer reading of the zombie as challenging the hetero-centrist structure of ... More


Otto Binder and the Secret Life of Mr. Tawny, the Talking Tiger

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Although he did not create Captain Marvel, Otto Binder wrote most of the stories featuring the character in the 1940s and early 1950s. Binder got his start as a literary agent and science fiction ... More


Interlude: Meet the MuzikMafia of 2004

David B. Pruett

in MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734386
eISBN:
9781621035596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734386.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the MuzikMafia’s membership, which was slightly changed since the community officially began in October 2001. However, there was a core roster of MuzikMafia members that ... More


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