By Áine Kenny While we all eagerly wait for Avengers: Endgame to land on our cinema screens in April, I can’t help wonder why we are so fascinated and partial to superheroes nowadays. Comic books have been part of the mass media since the 1930’s, but the main urban legend who was a predecessor to the superheroes was Spring-Heeled Jack, the Victorian’s version of Slenderman. … [Read more...] about Why are superheroes more popular than ever?
Being transgender, web comics and mini-muffins: a chat with cartoonist Sophie Labelle
It’s 12.40pm on Friday afternoon, and my editor Jess and I are brisk-walking into college from the Blackbox theatre car park after failing to find a spot amidst the university open day rush. … [Read more...] about Being transgender, web comics and mini-muffins: a chat with cartoonist Sophie Labelle