Posts Tagged With comic

Stars and Stripes

Stars and stripes have represented the united states in many different media forms. Sometimes being portrayed as a positive symbol provoking patriotism, while other times being used as a negative symbol to show other perspectives on America’s actions. The examples I picked that depict this trope show how different forms of media and locations portrayed…

Housewife

     Tropes are used in the media to depict a person or thing in a way that is universally understood. Many times, a trope correlates to a certain stereotype, such as the dumb blonde, the hardworking husband, or the corrupt boss. Tropes are used in all forms of media, as characters and symbols that…

Victor Moscoso Zap Comix

Zap Comix are culturally significant in the underground comics era as a rebellion against the acts set in place by committees at the time that attempted to stifle creativity in an attempt to make mass media more family friendly. Comix were titled this way because of their “X” rated nature, and Zap Comix #4 actually…