Make Ours Marvel: Media Convergence and a Comics Universe, edited by Matt Yockey. $29.95, 364pp. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. In August this year, Netflix released The Defenders, the[…]
Author: Achala Upendran
Achala Upendran is a graduate student in the Bryan Singer Division of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California, where her research focuses on race and representation in science fiction/fantasy media, specifically questions of fan engagement and "race bending." Her writing on popular culture, particularly fantasy books and superhero movies, has appeared in a number of Indian publications. Her first book, a fantasy saga set in a South Asian mythos, will be published by Hachette India in early 2018.