Nikolai Fomich

Nikolai Fomich is a writer and teacher in Philadelphia. He received his Master of English degree from Rutgers University, where he wrote his thesis in linguistics. His interests include linguistics, literature, comics, film, history, religion, and politics. He has written for several comic sites, including Bleeding Cool, Sequart, and Monkeys Fighting Robots, as well as many other non-comic related news publications. He is currently working on several projects, both academic and creative. His current academic focus is on the use of perspective in early nineteenth century novels. He is also working on a history of DC comics and media, as well as essays on several superheroes. Among his creative projects are The Colorblind Cannibal, Uhuru, and Jimmy Lin. You can follow Nikolai on Twitter @brokenquiver.

MAGAZINE CONTENT BY NIKOLAI FOMICH

Batman - Two-FaceLooking Glasses: Sexual Dangers and Curious Responses in Carroll’s Alice Books and Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, Part Two

Yet the Alice books do not celebrate our heroine’s change, as suggested by Alice’s several disturbing mirrorings with older women. Three of the four major women in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass… [more]

Batman - JokerLooking Glasses: Sexual Dangers and Curious Responses in Carroll’s Alice Books and Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, Part One

The seminal Batman graphic novel Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, by writer Grant Morrison and artist Dave McKean, recontextualizes the themes and the motifs of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass… [more]

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