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Eileen Gonzalez

Eileen’s primary literary love is comic books, but she’s always on the lookout for her next belletristic adventure no matter what form it comes in. When she’s not writing, reading, or writing about reading, she’s probably cuddling with her dog or watching something old. Twitter: @Eileen2theStars

Mothers of Champions: The Mother-Superhero Relationship

Let's take a look at the mighty mothers and mother figures who raised and inspired our favorite heroes.

#Superhero Problems: So You Have to Fight a Pharaoh

Think pharaohs are a thing of the past? You must not be a superhero, who often find themselves in Ancient Egypt fighting an evil pharaoh.

Knight in Stolen Armor: Moon Knight and Other Heroes Who Got Their Powers Illegally

Some of our favorite superheroes got their powers from mystical artifacts—but were these artifacts theirs for the taking?

Profiles in Supervillainy: KGBeast

The subject of today's comics supervillain deep dive: Anatoli Knyazev, otherwise known as the KGBeast.

Getting the Job Done: Superheroes and the Immigrant Experience

Superheroes have been used as a metaphor for just about everything. One of the most enduring comparisons is the superhero as immigrant.

Save it With Music: Superhero References in Song

Superheroes' influence is so wide spread, they're even in songs! Here are some where they're compared to, sung about, and even parodied.

#SuperheroProblems: So You’re Stuck in Someone Else’s Body

Don't you just hate it when you're out doing superhero things and your consciousness is suddenly transported into another body?

Bat-Mentalities: Batman, Mental Illness, and the Future of Arkham Asylum

There's a long history of questionable representation of mental illness in Batman comics. Here's how it's changed and what might be next.

To Absent Friends: Ed Indelicato

Wonder Woman and Ed indelicato, played by Pedro Pascal at one point, had an interesting relationship. Here's what it looked like.

From War Stamps to Stamping Out Drugs: A Quick-ish History of Superhero PSAs

A brief history of superhero PSAs, from calls to purchase war bonds to the push for equal pay and saying no to drugs.