Author Archives: Travis Langley

Popular Culture Psychology – Review Highlights

About the series “What’s great about the books in the Psych Geeks series, however, is that they are amenable for both casual reading and deeper study alike.” – Pop Mythology Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth  edited  by Travis Langley & Mara Wood foreword by Trina Robbins  “Absolutely fantastic!” – Retroist “No question whatsoever – […]

Wonder Woman Psychology Reviews

“Absolutely fantastic!” – Retroist on Twitter (see review) “No question whatsoever – this book is hands down the best Wonder Woman book I’ve ever read!! Enormous thanks to Travis Langley and his very impressive (and very extensive!) contributors!” – Christie Marston, Wonder Woman Museum/Wonder Woman Family Network “A phenomenal job…. Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth […]

Captain America vs. Iron Man Review Excerpts

“These titles are very telling and readers can either delve into the specific subjects they are most interested in or start at the beginning and methodically follow Langley’s thought process as he examines the never ending debate of origins, missions, and ideals. Regardless of your views, there is a lot of thought provoking information in […]

Beyond Heroes and Villains: My 100 Posts Ranked

  For my Psychology Today blog, “Beyond Heroes and Villains,” I’ve made 113 posts. I deleted seven because they were about convention schedules and became outdated after the cons. Of the remaining 106, six were written by guest writers. (The rules have changed so we can’t easily have guest writers, but it used to be […]

Batman and Psychology Review Excerpts

  “…this book deserves the attention of both first time viewers, and long time Bat-fans who may have perused it in its initial offering. In this 75th anniversary year of the Batman character’s birth, comic fans can enjoy a thought provoking analysis of one of the most enduring superheroes in history.” – Art in Mad Lines […]

Star Wars Psychology Review Excerpts

“…a collection of thought-provoking essays and psychological analyses of the films, including themes of villainy and heroism, gender and family. (Spoiler: the Skywalker family has some serious issues.)” — Kirkus Reviews “What’s great about the books in the Psych Geeks series, however, is that they are amenable for both casual reading and deeper study alike… A fan […]

Wonder Woman Psychology Table of Contents

Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth Table of Contents (minus the page numbers) Acknowledgments: Our Sensations Travis Langley and Mara Wood Foreword: The Lasso and the Pendulum Trina Robbins Introduction: Truth Travis Langley PART I: CREATOR’S WORLD 1. Psychology on Trial: The Other Legacy of William Moulton Marston Martin Lloyd 2. Dominance, Inducement, Submission, Compliance: […]

Schedule at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con 2016

FRIDAY – SUNDAY Signing and selling books at GeekFest booth 228 when I’m not doing panels. SATURDAY, OCT. 29 12:30-1:20 room 301A “The Evolution of Geek Culture” 2:00-2:50 room 406AB “Comics Psychology from Wonder Woman and Wertham to the Worldwide Web” 3:00-3:50 room 404A “Psychology of Cult TV Shows: Episode 3” 4:00-4:50 room 404A “Game […]

Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con Schedule

FRIDAY 5:00-5:45PM BATMAN AND PSYCHOLOGY: A DARK AND STORMY KNIGHT (CONFERENCE HALL A)  Travis Langley 6:00-6:45PM WONDER WOMAN DAY! TRIPLE DC ANNIVERSARY: WONDER WOMAN, FLASH & BATMAN (CONFERENCE HALL A)  Travis Langley, Danny Fingeroth, Genese Davis, Eric Bailey SATURDAY 12:00-12:45PM ADVENTURES IN MIDDLE EARTH WITH BILLY BOYD (BALLROOM A) Billy Boyd, moderated by Travis Langley […]

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2016

We’ll have more panelists than are named in these descriptions. Jen Golbeck will join “From Star Trek to Star Wars,” Martin Lloyd will be in the “Who’s the Most Neurotic Superhero?” panel, and then we’ll fill however many seats each panel gets. Travis, Alex, and Katrina will be signing at Artist’s Alley table B46 the rest […]