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Cartoon Nostalgia, Cartoon Revolution, Part 4: Cold War Moral Clarity and post-Cold War Moral Ambivalence

We come now to the end of the beginning, the final installment in Jeremiah Lawson aka Wenatchee the Hatchet’s four-part Cartoon Nostalgia series. If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that Jeremiah is building an argument, setting the stage to explore some very ripe territory. But more on that soon. For now, sit […]

Superman: An American Icon At War With (And For) His Legacy, Part 5

Holy (Alpha and) Omega Beams, Batman! The final installment of our five-part series on the moral and philosophical underpinnings of Superman: The Animated Series, written by our resident animation expert Jeremiah Lawson aka Wenatchee the Hatchet, is here! We hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have. This series is dedicated to the memory […]

Superman: An American Icon At War With (And For) His Legacy, Part 4

Up in the sky, look – it’s part four of our five-part Superman series! Written by Jeremiah Lawson aka Wenatchee the Hatchet, you can find the other parts of the series here, here, and here, respectively. And again, we’re dedicating these posts to the memory of Superman/DCAU whiz Dwayne McDuffie: Part 4: Brainiac as Kryptonian […]

Superman: An American Icon At War With (And For) His Legacy, Part 3

…In which our hero, with the help of trusted guide Jeremiah Lawson aka Wenatchee the Hatchet, takes a long hard look at his heritage and, consequently, his identity. Click here for Part One, and here for Part Two. Again, this series is dedicated to the memory of Dwayne McDuffie: Part 3:  A Hero With A […]

Superman: An American Icon At War With (And For) His Own Legacies, Pt 1

We are very excited to kick off the first of several series from Mbird’s animation expert Jeremiah Lawson aka Wenatchee the Hatchet exploring the philosophical and theological underpinnings of the DC Animated Universe (DCAU). For those of you who are animation-averse, the DCAU, also known as the Timm-verse (after wunder-producer Bruce Timm) is widely considered […]