Dr. McCrystal’s Projects

PUBLICATIONS

“Hyde the Hero: Changing the Role of the Modern Day Monster,” University of Toronto Quarterly, Special Issue of Monster Studies, 88.1, February 2018, accepted.

“Liminal Spaces and the Gothic Sublime of The Sandman,The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow, University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming.

“Chaos, Order and the Liminality of the Urban Gothic of Fin de Siècle London and Gotham City,” Gothic Studies, forthcoming.

Book Review: Liam Burke. The Comic Book Film Adaptation, in ImageTexT, forthcoming.

‘Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ – DVD Review,” Fanbase Press (19 Jan. 2018).

‘Poe Noir #2’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (28 Dec. 2017).

‘Poe Noir #1’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (8 Dec. 2017).

Fanbase Press Interviews Erica McCrystal on her Podcast ‘Villains 101,’Fanbase Press (28 Nov. 2017).

“Coexistence and Hospitable Sharing: The Gothic Utopian Vision of True Blood,Posthuman Gothic, Ed. Anya Heise-von der Lippe, University of Wales Press, 2017.

“The Motley Queen: A Performative Agent of Misrule,” The Ascendance of Harley Quinn: Essays on DC’s Enigmatic Villain, Ed. Shelley E. Barba and Joy M. Perrin, McFarland & Co., 2017.

‘American Gods: Shadows #9’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (13 Nov. 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #8’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (9 Oct. 2017).

Harley Quinn Day 2017: Harley Quinn, Independent Woman: Saving Lives and Having Fun Puddin’-Free,” Fanbase Press (22 Sept. 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #7’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (11 Sept. 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #6’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (14 Aug. 2017).

‘Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #5’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (14 Aug. 2017).

10 Reasons the Listicle is Effective for Digital Pedagogy” (co-authored with Cristina Migliaccio), EDUCAUSE Review (July/August 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #5’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (10 Jul. 2017).

‘Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery’—Advance Book Review,” Fanbase Press (21 Jun. 2017).

‘Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #4’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (19 Jun. 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #4’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (12 Jun. 2017).

‘Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #3’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (26 May 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #3’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (15 May 2017).

#MAYTHEFOURTH: 10 Reasons Why Darth Vader is a Timeless Villain,” Fanbase Press (4 May 2017).

‘Orphan Black: Deviations #2’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (27 Apr. 2017).

‘Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #2’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (18 Apr. 2017).

‘American Gods: Shadows #2’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (10 Apr. 2017).

‘The Once and Future Queen #2’: Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (10 Apr. 2017).

‘Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #1’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (30 Mar. 2017).

‘Orphan Black: Deviations #1’ – Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (29 Mar. 2017).

‘Dracula Concertina’: Book Review,” Fanbase Press (23 Mar. 2017).

‘American Gods #1: Shadows’ – Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (13 Mar. 2017).

‘The Drosselmeier Chronicles: Solstice Tales’ – Book Review,” Fanbase Press (3 Mar. 2017).

‘The Once and Future Queen’: Advance Comic Book Review,” Fanbase Press (27 Feb. 2017).

 

Ares Toy Offers First Look at Wonder Woman’s Villain,” GeekFeed.com (20 Feb. 2017).

Get in Line for Star Wars Force Friday II this September,” GeekFeed.com (16 Feb. 2017).

Fanbase Press’ Geeky Love Letters: A Love Letter to Super Mario,” Fanbase Press (15 Feb. 2017).

Robot Bees Could Be Flying Soon to a Farm Near You,” GeekFeed.com (10 Feb. 2017).

Batman Jacket Made of Legos Hits the Red Carpet,” GeekFeed.com (8 Feb. 2017).

Lessons from The Twilight Zone and Black Mirror,” Omni Media (29 Jan. 2017).

Book Review: Jan-Noël Thon, Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture, in Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 28 Jan. 2017.

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 10’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (27 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 9’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (25 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 8’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (20 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 7’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (18 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 6’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (13 Jan. 2017).

‘The OA’ Season One Review,” Fanbase Press (12 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 5’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (11 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 4’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (6 Jan. 2017).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 3’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (4 Jan. 2017).

2016 Retrospective: What We Learned This Year from ‘Stranger Things,’Fanbase Press (30 Dec. 2016).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 2’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (30 Dec. 2016).

‘The Man in the High Castle: Season 2, Episode 1’ – TV Review,” Fanbase Press (28 Dec. 2016).

New Jersey Hosts ToyConNJ 2016 – Event Coverage,” Fanbase Press (29 Nov. 2016).

Celebrating Halloween: Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns – Event Coverage,” Fanbase Press (3 Nov. 2016).

NYCC 2016: Panels on ‘Stranger Things,’ DC Comics, ‘Con Man,’ and Con Impressions,” Fanbase Press (14 Oct. 2016).

Book Review: Neil Cohn, ed. The Visual Narrative Reader, in Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 11 Oct. 2016. DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2016.1233902.

#BATMANDAY 2016: What is Gotham City? The Evolution and Variety of Batman’s Hometown,” Fanbase Press (16 Sept. 2016).

“Criminality, Pathology and the Urban Gothic: Fin de Siècle London and Gotham City.” No Escape: Excavating the Multidimensional Phenomenon of Fear, Ed. Dean Caivano, Inter-Disciplinary Press eBook, 2016.

“The Gothic Experience of Terror and Horror in Matthew Lewis’s The Monk,Supernatural Studies 3.1 (Spring 2016).

Gothic Silence, International Gothic Association Student Blog (20 Apr. 2016).

Christmas in Gotham City, International Gothic Association Student Blog (24 Dec. 2015).

“‘Mounting His High Tower’: The Detective as a Function of Narrative in Bleak House,New Academia 4.2 (April, 2015).

“Imposed Identities and Buried Moral Instincts in Great Expectations,” The Victorian 2.2 (2014).

“Reformative Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century Crime Fiction,” Victorian Network (Winter, 2013).

 

INTERVIEWS

Fanbase Press Interviews Creative Team of ‘The Once and Future Queen’ from Dark Horse Comics,” Fanbase Press (18 Oct. 2017).

Fanbase Press Interviews Actor Joe Macaulay on the Sci-Fi Film, ‘Native,’Fanbase Press (12 Sept. 2017).