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The Pop Mythologist

The Pop Mythologist
The Pop Mythologist is the founder and editor of PopMythology.com. He has been a staff writer for the nationally distributed magazine KoreAm , the online journal of pop culture criticism Pop Matters and has written freelance for various other publications and websites.

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man, and how fighting for others makes us stronger (literally)

In tribute to the work and legacy of Steve Ditko, Pop Mythology style, let us look closely at on one of the best sequences that Ditko ever created for his greatest character, Spider-Man, which is also one of the greatest moments in comics period. And let us mine it for the Hero Wisdom it offers us.

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Your Superhero Origin: Introduction

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of interlinked pieces that will be posted under the unifying title and category of Your Superhero Origin. Originally, it was intended to a book, and essentially it still is. I initially had plans to self-publish this book, both for the desired speed …

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Thanos, Taoism, ‘Infinity War’ and the road towards true sustainability

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'Avengers: Infinity War' and the compelling nature of Thanos's argument, has left many fans wondering, "Is Thanos right?" But aside from the question of whether he is right or wrong, there is an altogether problem: his plan just wouldn't work the way he wants it to.

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