Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: The Gold Rush – The Marvel Cinematic Universe Hits the Motherlode

There’s gold in them thar hills. Nuggets the size of your bulbous head. Great seams of it riven in the rock, opening up gleaming veins for the sun to bedazzle. … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: The Gold Rush – The Marvel Cinematic Universe Hits the Motherlode

Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E23: ‘Civil War, Part One: The Fall of Attilan’

When an idea is successful, you recycle it as much as possible. Take Marvel Comics’ Civil War, the great maxi-series that pitted Iron Man against Captain America over civil rights … Continue reading Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E23: ‘Civil War, Part One: The Fall of Attilan’

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II

  In the first part of this essay, I briefly sketched the construction of American memories of World War II that began slightly before the war and continue into the … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Dropping The S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Questions

Warning: The following article contains justifications, backronyms, and head-canon. Reader discretion is advised. The moment when the scales fell from my eyes was about midway in the first Iron Man (2008) … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Dropping The S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Questions