Islam and Comic Books

I am passing on the following press release: Islam and Comic Books Column “Comics & Dialogue” Launches in February January 28, 2014. BOSTON, MA. Beginning in February, ISLAMiCommentary will feature twice-monthly columns from Boston scholar Dr. A. David Lewis on Islam and the comic book medium. The column series Comics & Dialogue: Islam in Graphic [Read More...]

The Legion of Baptist Superheroes

I’ve long known about (and have mentioned before) the Adherents web site’s catalog of superheroes’ religious affiliation. Today I learned via IO9 that on that web site there are now also graphics depicting the superheroes of a given tradition. Here are the Baptists: I am guessing that some are American Baptist, some are Southern Baptist, [Read More...]

A Bizarre Story Involving Superman, a Christian Comic Book Store Owner, Internet Abbreviations, and Yiddish Swear Words

This story is weird, but in interesting ways (and if you are trying to avoid ever setting eyes on profanity, then I must ask you to avert them now). First, Superman was depicted as grunting in a recent comic book. Here’s the relevant panel: A Christian comic book store owner decided to boycott the comic, [Read More...]


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