Author Archives: Travis Langley

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  

Wonder Woman Psychology Table of Contents

Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth Table of Contents (minus the page numbers) Acknowledgments: Our Senstations 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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HSU SDCC 2016 Schedule

Faculty, students, and alumni from Henderson State University will be on 9 panels at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Drs. Langley and Duncan are also some of the organizers of Comic-Con’s scholarly Comics Arts Conference, which Duncan co-founded. HSU names appear in ALL CAPS in the panel descriptions below.   THURSDAY, JULY 21   10:30am – 11:30am, 26AB Comics […]

Game of Thrones Psychology Review Excepts

“Check out Game of Thrones Psychology from Travis Langley. It’s super interesting and inspired me….” – Vanessa Hill, PBS BrainCraft “Look, there’s going to be at least one person in your life who doesn’t connect to great literature or nonfiction that doesn’t have a fantasy/​sci-fi element to it. Give that person a copy of this […]