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This week we read Kitty Pryde and Wolverine (1984) #1-6, a limited series detailing the adventures of the two title characters in Tokyo. This story has everything: money laundering, a precocious teenage superhero, an unusually hairy man, and a particularly grotesquely drawn baby.
If you want to learn more about representation of Asian culture in Western media, consider the following resources that have helped shape our understanding:
- Asian Representation in American Media Roundtable (Comicsverse)
- Is Being an Otaku Cultural Appropriation? (Japan Powered)
- The Nerds of Color Wolverine Tag
Next week we will be reading The Mask #1-4. (The digital comic found at that link contains more than we are reading--we are sticking to pages #5-54. These issues have also been published as The Mask #0 and Mayhem.) We invite you to read along with us.
Monte's theme this season is Superhero Mentor/Mentee Relationships. Veronica's theme is 90s Movie Properties.
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