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Black Communities of the 30th Century: Racial Assimilation and Ahistoricity in Superhero Comics

by on Jun 3, 2014 in Nonfiction | 3 comments

A past’s vision of the future can teach us something about its present, or, in the case of the “Big Two” superhero comic book publishers, about how it ever was and sometimes seems like it ever will be. Issue #216 of DC comics’ Superboy, Starring the Legion of Superheroes enlightens...

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