Baba Yaga: The Wild Witch of the East in Russian Fairy Tales

Backseat Quarterback

Bad Boy of Gospel Music: The Calvin Newton Story

Banjo on the Mountain: Wade Mainer's First Hundred Years

Barbara Kopple : Interviews

Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman

Barry Hannah: Postmodern Romantic

Bars, Blues, and Booze: Stories from the Drink House

Barthé: A Life in Sculpture

Bashert: A Granddaughter's Holocaust Quest

Batboys and the World of Baseball

Baz Luhrmann: Interviews

Beaches, Blood, and Ballots: A Black Doctor's Civil Rights Struggle

The Beat!: Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C.

The Beatles: Image and the Media

Beetlecreek

Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics

Ben Katchor: Conversations

Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero

The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Bernardo Bertolucci: Interviews

Bertrand Tavernier: Interviews

Between Distant Modernities : Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Between God and Man: Angels in Italian Art

Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture

Beyond Control: The Mississippi River's New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico

Beyond Paradise: The Life of Ramon Novarro

Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

The Big Ballad Jamboree

Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi

Bike Week at Daytona Beach: Bad Boys and Fancy Toys

Billy Wilder: Interviews

Birds and Birding on the Mississippi Coast

Birds of Mississippi

Birth Chairs, Midwives, and Medicine

Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Black and White: Cultural Interaction in the Antebellum South

Black Baseball, Black Business: Race Enterprise and the Fate of the Segregated Dollar

Black Boys Burning: The 1959 Fire at the Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School

The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Black Cloud, White Cloud

The Black Cultural Front: Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation

Black Diva Of The Thirties: The Life of Ruby Elzy

Black Exodus: The Great Migration from the American South

Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

A Black Physician's Story: Bringing Hope in Mississippi

Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identities

Black Rock : A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans

Black Velvet Art

Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth Century African American Literature

Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South

Blake Edwards: Interviews

Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Bloody Mary in the Mirror: Essays in Psychoanalytic Folkloristics

Blue Ridge Folklife

Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Blues Mandolin Man: The Life and Music of Yank Rachell

Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues, Third Edition

Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues

Bodies: Sex, Violence, Disease, and Death in Contemporary Legend

Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press

Booker T. Washington in Perspective: Essays of Louis R. Harlan

Boomerang and Never Die

Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present

Botánicas : Sacred Spaces of Healing and Devotion in Urban America

A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Breaking the Rule of Cool: Interviewing and Reading Women Beat Writers

Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper

Brian De Palma: Interviews

Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Brierfield: Plantation Home of Jefferson Davis

Bright Fields: The Mastery of Marie Hull

Bringing the World to Mississippi: The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, 1919-2010

Britain and the American South: From Colonialism to Rock and Roll

The British Superhero

Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914

Building Louisiana: The Legacy of the Public Works Administration

Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

Buryin' Daddy: Putting My Lebanese, Catholic, Southern Baptist Childhood to Rest

A Business Career

Buster Keaton: Interviews

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Why Does Comic Studies Matter?

We hope everyone had a blast at this year's Comic Con or at least had fun following events online. Comic Con is one of our favorite events of the year! So many of our staff members at UPM are obsessed with pop culture, and almost every fandom is covered. We reached out to a few of our staff members and authors, Tim Jackson and Daniel Marrone (both nominated for an Eisner this year), to ask why

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