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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.

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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The 2016 FAWM Superhero Song Challenge

This post is a round-up of the songs from 2016's FAWM (February Album Writing Month) that fit the Superhero Song Challenge issued by Pop Mythology. Whether it's songs about how awesome Swamp Thing is or how lame Aquaman is, they're all here.

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Margaret Atwood to publish first graphic novel with Dark Horse Comics

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**PRESS RELEASE** Dec. 8, 2015–Dark Horse Comics announced today the publication of Angel Catbird, the first graphic novel by Margaret Atwood, the Booker Award–winning author of The Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Heart Goes Last. Angel Catbird is a unique and ambitious collaboration between Atwood and artist Johnnie …

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