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Jessica Plummer

Jessica Plummer has lived her whole life in New York City and yet somehow still hasn't been asked to join the Avengers. When not at her academic publishing day job, or trying to make every movie into a musical through sheer force of will, she bakes, cleans her apartment obsessively, and writes feverishly into the night. She blogs about superhero TV, tween pop culture, and Disney at Jess's (Somewhat) Grown-Up Type Blog. She knows an unnecessary amount of things about Donald Duck. Blog: Jess Plummer Twitter: @Jess_Plummer

The Flash/Arrow Musical Extravaganza That Needs to Happen

While we at the Panels take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some ...

Comic Shops I Have Known

While we at the Panels take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some ...

I Love Ya, Tomorrow: The Pluckiest Orphans in Comics

The new Annie remake starring Quvenzhane Wallis comes out this Friday, and I could not be more excited. The 1982 ...

Off the Page: THE GREEN HORNET Radio Serial

The Green Hornet! He hunts the biggest of all game: public enemies that even the G-men cannot reach! With his ...

No Context Given: THE FLASH #106

Barry Allen: selfless hero, loving husband, genius.

Dreamcasting the Dream-Come-True Supergirl Show

When I heard that CBS had a series commitment for a Supergirl TV show, I may have screamed a little. ...

Off the Page: Before Superman

What makes a superhero? Superman’s generally accepted as the first superhero. But he wasn’t the first crimefighter with extraordinary powers; ...

Yep. That Happened: Double Dinah Dilemma

Comics have long struggled with the issue of characters aging. Some heroes get frozen in ice to stay young, some ...

Yep. That Happened: The Corporate Crusader Meets the Great Communicator

“Booster Gold” is a pretty ridiculous superhero name. It’s fitting for a pretty ridiculous superhero, but even so, it’s odd, ...

The Ballad of Barry Allen: The CW Musical Extravaganza That Needs to Happen

If you have even a passing interest in musical theater, you may have noticed that Arrow and Flash – or ...

Throwback Thursday: Superman, Golden Age-Style

I have a dream: to read every DC comic ever. It is a ridiculous, implausible dream, but it’s mine, and ...

Our Reading Lives: Comic Book Stores I Have Known

My first comics came off the rack by the register at the Key Food on Atlantic Avenue, Betty and Veronica ...

NYCC, Cosplay, and Me

In 2006, I attended the very first New York Comic Con, and my first comic book convention ever. I was ...

Off the Page: THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN Radio Serial

Look! Up in the sky. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! Most people know those familiar opening lines. ...

My Kryptonite: Superheroes without Secret Identities

Is there any element of the superhero more iconic than the secret identity? A given superhero might not have any ...

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