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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.

REVIEW: Geek psychologists analyze Marvel’s ‘Civil War’ in fascinating new volume

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'Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology' is the latest collection from Dr. Travis Langley and the PsychGeeks that approaches Marvel's 'Civil War' from a fascinating array of interpretive angles grounded in psychology and reveals just how rich and complex the original comic by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven was.

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REVIEW: Come and be tangled in Leslie Hudson’s ‘The Redhead League’

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‘The Redhead League’ is an eclectic and exhilaratingly addictive concept album of songs about red-haired female comic book heroes. Leslie Hudson brings these characters alive with passion, angst and a depth that you might not have thought possible for some of them, and in this she is aided by an A-team roster of guest musicians who add their considerable talents to the mix.

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7 spiritual principles that Prince lived by (and that fans can emulate)

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In this article let’s look at seven spiritual principles that permeated the music and life of Prince. Regardless of your religion or whether you have one at all, these are principles that cross ideological barriers and promote universal healing and growth, particularly when conveyed by one so widely loved and respected as Prince was.

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Why Mark Millar’s Huck is the superhero we need (and the one we can be)

Huck, from the comic of the same name by Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque, is the hero we so desperately need right now. Here are the qualities that make him such a hero as well as how and why we can emulate those very qualities in our own lives and, in so doing, make our world a better place.

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Incon-Crusaders creates limited edition poster for ‘Your Superhero Origin’

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Patrick Renfrow, founder of the Incon-Crusaders, is no stranger to adversity. At the age of 21, after a period in which his body starting going haywire, Patrick was diagnosed with spina bifida, a birth defect involving an improper development of the spinal cord. One of the horrible symptoms that began …

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