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The Vault of Culture is an edited, semi-scholarly space devoted to publishing a wide range of approaches to a variety of cultural objects, from comics to film to novels to video games and everything in between. The best place to start might be with the pieces below, but make sure to continue below or check the bar in the upper-right. If you want to contribute, please check out the About page.

Featured Article: Kelly Williams on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Featured Article: Allan Austin on superhero films in the wake of 9/11

Featured Article: Evan Ash on “Make Mine Freedom”

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Featured Article: Kelly Williams on BioShock and The Evil Within 2

Featured Article: Shawn Gilmore on My Favorite Thing is Monsters

Featured article: David Taylor on Fennesz’s Agora