The once human character is now a superhero, envisioned by UCR professor John Jennings.
Marvel’s first Asian film protagonist marks many milestones.
Jennings discusses the importance of representation in comics in the new documentary series debuting Nov. 20
In an essay for Marvel, John Jennings, a professor of media and cultural studies, reflects on the 1982 graphic novel “X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills” by Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson, which is being re-released this year in a two-part extended cut. “Solving for X: ‘God Loves, Man Kills’ Through...
Nalo Hopkinson and John Jennings to discuss their recent graphic novels and the importance of black speculative fiction at June 25 event
In an essay for Marvel, Jennings lends his voice to discuss the forthcoming “Marvel’s Voices,” a new one-shot anthology series.
“How do you show that he’s bulletproof?” asks artist and University of California, Riverside professor John Jennings, while discussing Marvel superhero Luke Cage. “You have to shoot him. You have to have a black man during the Black Lives Matter movement shot every episode to prove that he’s bulletproof. And...
Class based on the Oscar-nominated film will see students map out their own versions of the “sunken place” in lieu of a final exam