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Anna F. Peppard discusses her book Supersex: Sexuality, Fantasy and the Superhero with Chris Richardson. Peppard is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada postdoctoral fellow in the department of Communication, Popular Culture, and Film at Brock University. She’s published widely on representations of race, gender, and sexuality within a variety of popular media genres and forms, including action-adventure television, superhero comics, professional wrestling, and sports culture. She’s currently working on a monograph about the iconic 1960s spy-fi TV show The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and writing entirely too much X-Men fanfiction. She co-hosts the podcast Three Panel Contrast (a monthly discussion of comics classics), and The Oh Gosh, Oh Golly, Oh Wow! Podcast (a weekly discussion of the classic Marvel comics series Excalibur).