JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

Ezra Claverie

Ezra Claverie teaches in the Writing Program at NYU Shanghai. His primary research focuses on conglomerate Hollywood’s conversion of comic-book superheroes into transmedia brands, and it reads the resultant films as allegories of the management of intellectual property. His essay “Ambiguous Mr. Fox: Black Actors and Interest Convergence in the Superhero Film” won the Carl Bode Award for Outstanding Article Published in The Journal of American Culture in March 2018. He has also published on the regional film industry in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the white-nationalist fandom of pulp writer H. P. Lovecraft.