Thursday, February 24, 2011

New lecture video: The Death of Mar-Vell and the Coming of Monica Rambeau

The lecture at the Wicked Faire went well, but I am realizing that one hour is really not enough time to cover the whole history in the depth that it deserves. I put together this little video of a part of the history that doesn't get a lot of press...

Monday, February 14, 2011

Captain Marvel Culture lecture at Wicked Faire this Saturday!

Hi friends. Happy New Year! I know it’s been a long time since a Captain Marvel Culture update, but I have news!

I will be giving an updated version of my lecture about the history and significance of the many Captain Marvels this weekend! Attend, and you will learn how the name of Captain Marvel, which has been used by no fewer than 12 different superheroes from 4 different companies over the years is the most important name to follow when studying the history of comics with regards to western popular culture and history.

On Saturday, Feb 19, at 1:00 PM, the lecture will take place in the Palace of the Eagles room at the Wicked Faire at the Doubletree in Somerset, New Jersey. This is a wild, fun, bizarre event for people age 16 and older. I will also be singing there (, giving a lecture on the history of armor and chivalry (, hosting a costume contest (, and presenting “Hit the Mat,” a grappling arts stage show I produced (

So come on down and check it out!

Captain Z