Originally posted on Attack of the 50 Year Old Comic Books:
The eastern world, it is exploding Violence flarin’, bullets loadin’ You’re old enough to kill, but not for votin’ You don’t believe in war, but what’s that gun you’re totin’? — P. F. Sloan, “Eve of Destruction”, 1964 Fighting soldiers from the sky Fearless men…
On the 5th April 2017, myself (Joshua Lowe) along with Carrie-anne Phillips, Andrew Ellis, Charlotte Beasor, Michelle Heaton-Bentley, and Rhyanon Ejraee will be presenting Seminar Papers as part of our MRes History Degree course. This Academic Conference will be starting at 10am in Foster Building on the University of Central Lancashire Campus. I have added a map below: The programme … Continue reading Examining Progression and Perceptions Post 1800. 5th April 2017. 10am. UCLan. Foster Building. Preston.
There are two things that I know to be true: Comic books are a perfect expression of politics, history and culture. Watchmen exemplifies this idea better than any other comic. The seminal work by Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore has been praised, scrutinised, analysed, revered, parodied, put on film, and is the only graphic novel … Continue reading Brave and the Bold #6: ‘Bigly’
Today I would like to present the first video edition of Brave and Bold. This is based upon a chapter from my undergraduate dissertation about depictions of the Vietnam soldier in the writings and artwork of Rob Kanigher and Joe Kubert respectively.