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Jul 6, 2021

Wherein Andy and Justice slice their way though Amazon's The Boys and Marvel's Old Man Logan. Why are comics and superheroes becoming increasingly violent? What narrative function does hyperviolence serve in these texts? Topics range from the loss of the benevolent American superhero to corporate sponsorship and sexualized violence. Also, how does a blind Hawkeye manage to survive the apocalypse? It strains credulity.