Friday, August 16, 2013

The Burka Avenger, Pakistan's First Superheroine

Recently a Pakistani Television Station has begun airing the superhero kids show, "The Burka Avenger". Uniquely, it features a super-heroine who wears a burka and fights for girls' education (and education in general). The show has drawn much attention, for its villains' parallels to the Taliban, the protagonists' parallels to Malala Yousafzai (the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban), to using of the divisive burka as her superhero costume. You can watch the first episode below.

Friday, June 7, 2013

10 Things You Didn't Know About Superman

AllTime10s has created list of 10 lesser known Superman facts. Check out the video below, or their YouTube page here.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Shezow and Superhero Gender Issues

For those of you that haven't heard of the growing discussion surrounding the cartoon Shezow, MovieBob has created this summary of the discussion and the issues behind it.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Surprising Politics of Superhero Movies

TotalFilm.com has compiled a list of 30 superhero films and the politics involved there in, ranging from Superman's "Truth, Justice and The American Way" and the X-Men's civil rights analogies to some of the more out there theories involving Unbreakable and the Spider-Man's movies. The whole list can be read here.

Friday, May 3, 2013

E-mail now Open

Hey Everyone,
I haven't had much time recently to navigate the internet looking for interesting articles or write up my own, so to hopefully help alleviate that I've setup an e-mail for the blog, SuperPoliticsSuggestions (at) gmail.com, where you can send me links to article you think I should feature and the like. You can also use the box I've set up on the side of the page. Hopefully this will help keep things flowing while I'm busy.
Thanks, Super Politics

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines Extended Trailer

The crew of  "Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines" have released an extended trailer for the film, which you can watch below, in anticipation of the film's public airing on PBS.
The film talks about the history of Superheroines, particularly Wonder Woman, and the parallels of the feminist movement, and you can read more about the documentary at the film's website.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Visual.ly's Infographic Roundup

New York City Superheroes 
Visual.ly has a round-up of several superhero infographics, a few of which have been featured on this blog before, with a focus on the recent superhero movies. You can check them all out here.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Superheroes and Life Insurance

Business Insider has an interesting article about life insurance and how it would apply to Batman, Spider-Man, Harry Potter, Fred Flintstone and Marge Simpson. The full article can be read here.

Monday, February 25, 2013