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WINTER 2018 ISSUE FIFTEEN

Written & Edited by Dr. Mike Rickard

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 SPRING 2018 ISSUE 12

Written & Edited by Dr. Mike Rickard
 

Superman at 80! Celebrating 80 Years of the Man of Steel.

The Many Mediums of the Man of Steel Part One of Two

The Many Mediums of the Man of Steel Part Two of Two

Interview with Conrad Thompson, Podcast Host Extraordinaire

"'Quit Asking Questions and Do What You Are Told': Questioning the Hardscrabble Reality of African-American Life in Richard Wright's 'Black Boy'".

Did a dirtsheet try to kill Extreme Championship Wrestling's Barely Legal pay-per-view? Part One of Two.

Did a dirtsheet try to kill Extreme Championship Wrestling's Barely Legal pay-per-view? Part One of Two.

Comic Book Review: Batman: War of Jokes and Riddles Reads Like Bad Fan Fiction.
 SUMMER 2018 ISSUE THIRTEEN

Written & Edited by Dr. Mike Rickard
 
My Celebration of Superman's 80th Anniversary Continues This Issue! Join me for a number of articles on the Man of Steel.

Did Superman's Creators Rip Off a Science-Fiction Novel? Part One of Two

Did Superman's Creators Rip Off a Science-Fiction Novel? Part One of Two

Book Review: Action Comics: 80 Years of Superman Deluxe Edition

Superman's Golden Age Villains: The Ultra Humanite. Part One of Two

Superman's Golden Age Villains: The Ultra Humanite. Part Two of Two

The Exile of Leopold Bloom: Joyce's Ulysses and Anti-Semitism

"Lance Russell: The Voice of Memphis Wrestling"

"Cinema's Secrets to Suspense and Tantalizing Thrillers"

"Corpus Linguistics: Say What?"

Eleven Wrestlers That Were Murdered

"The Fur and the Fury: Fetishism and Masochism in Venus in Furs."


FALL 2018 ISSUE FOURTEEN

Written & Edited by Dr. Mike Rickard
 
My Celebration of Superman's 80th Anniversary Continues This Issue! Join me for a number of articles on the Man of Steel.

And They Call Me Superman: The Man of Steel Meets Lucy

Death By Culture and Waste in "Desert Blood: The Juarez Murders"

Book Review: Brutus Beefcake's "Struttin' and Cuttin" Proves Fun Read

You May Fire When Ready: Review of James Luceno's "Star Wars" Novel "Tarkin"

No Safe Spaces in "Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories"

Superman's Golden Age Villains: The Atom Man Part Two of Two

Superman's Golden Age Villains: The Atom Man Part One of Two

The Subalterned Life in "Bless Me Ultima"
WINTER 2018 ISSUE FIFTEEN

Written & Edited by Dr. Mike Rickard
 
My Celebration of Superman's 80th Anniversary Continues This Issue! Join me for a number of articles on the Man of Steel.

Celebrating Fifty Years of "Hawaii Five-O"

Superman and Santa Claus Fight the Axis Powers

Review: "Back Issue #109" and the 40th Anniversary of "Superman: The Movie."

Book Review: "Comic Book Implosion" Covers a Key Moment in Comic Book History

Book Review: "The Death of the Territories"

Book Review: "Thrawn: Alliances": Is the Galaxy Big Enough for Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader?
 
Chick Lit on the Border: Unheard Voices in "Loving Pedro Infante"

Book Review: "Arn Anderson: 4-Ever"

Using Technology to Improve Dictionaries