Slayage 11.2/12.1 [38-39], Summer 2014

David Lavery and Rhonda V. Wilcox, Co-Editors

Joss in June: Selected Essays

Edited by K. Dale Koontz and Ensley Guffey

TABLE OF CONTENTS

K. Dale Koontz (Cleveland Community College)

Introduction

Tanya R. Cochran (Union College)

By Beholding, We Become Changed: Narrative Transubstantiation and the Whedonverses

Dustin Dunaway (Pueblo Community College)

Whedon and the Fall of Man: How Joss Whedon Subverts the Myths of Masculinity

Sara Hays (Middle Tennessee State University)

Tight Pants and Pretty Floral Bonnets: Outfitting the Outlaws of the ‘Verse

Derrick King (University of Florida)

The (Bio)political Economy of Bodies, Culture as Commodification, and the Badiouian Event: Reading Political Allegories in The Cabin in the Woods

Cori Mathis (Middle Tennessee State University)

Bringing the Pain: An Examination of Marti Noxon’s Contributions to Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Masani McGee (University of Rochester)

Big Men in Spangly Outfits: Spectacle and Masculinity in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers

Jenny Platz (University of Rhode Island)

Tamara de Lempicka, Glorificus, and the Modern Woman

Elizabeth L. Rambo (Campbell University)

Banter, Battles, Betrayal, and “Kissy th’ face!