Tony Stark’s Problem of Mortality

Tony Stark’s Problem of Mortality By Edwardo Pérez [NOTE: Major Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War.] Every character in Marvel Studio’s MCU film franchise (nineteen films and counting) is fascinating, not just in the awesome array of superpowers they possess (which makes the stories and special effects fun) but in the way each character has…

Life and Time in Doctor Strange

Life and Time in Doctor Strange Immortality in the Dark Dimension Joachim Lipski   The 2016 movie Doctor Strange tells us of Stephen Strange’s clash with his fellow sorcerer Kaecilius. According to Kaecilius’ dogma, time is life’s mortal enemy. This belief is what drives him into the servitude of Dormammu, the ruler (or quasi-deity) of…

Friday the 13th: Shake off the Superstition with a Halloween Giveaway!

We can’t think of a more appropriate day than the unluckiest day of the year to kick off our spooktacular Halloween giveaway! If you’re feeling brave, help us celebrate the spooky season by entering to win six spine-tingling classics from Wiley Blackwell’s Humanities collection, including: Supernatural and Philosophy Monsters and Mad Scientists: A Cultural History…