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Mutants and #BlackLivesMatter

I apologize for not posting much lately. Between work, independent projects (that I’ll post more about when they’re closer to being finished), and recent events, I’ve been rather busy. Beyond that, so much has happened that when I tried writing last week about current issues, I didn’t know where to start. I live in Baton… Continue reading Mutants and #BlackLivesMatter

DC Comics · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

Gotham’s Hardcore Lady Types go to Summer Camp

Hold the phones, readers. Yesterday was a big day for comic book news, made all the more special by it being International Women’s Day. It was announced that the fantastic lady driven Lumberjanes by BOOM! would crossover in a six part mini-series with the wonderful lady driven Gotham Academy. Gone are the days when DC… Continue reading Gotham’s Hardcore Lady Types go to Summer Camp

Feminism · in the media · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media · Sci-Fi

Favorite Webcomic List!

I get asked all the time “Hey, Comic Book Femme Fatale, what webcomics do you read?” Today, from the comfort of my bed where I’m recovering from bronchitis, I’m answering that question! It should come as no surprise that my favorite webcomics feature fantastic lady types. Indie comics such as the ones available on the… Continue reading Favorite Webcomic List!

DC Comics · Feminism · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

Bombs Away: DC’s Bombshells Hit Several Home Runs

I don’t think I’ve been this excited about a comic since…well, since the last time a comic about Badass Ladies came out (which, given my reading list, happens frequently). But loyal readers, let me tell you about DC’s Bombshells. The idea started as a series of art busts and action figures showing various DC Comics… Continue reading Bombs Away: DC’s Bombshells Hit Several Home Runs

in the media · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

You Should Be Watching: Steven Universe

You Should Be Watching: Steven Universe Warning! I’ve attempted to avoid spoilers, but links may lead to spoiler-y pages! Tired of shows that seem “diverse” but the non-heterosexual, non-white characters aren’t well developed, and seem to exist only to prove the main characters aren’t racist/sexist/transphobic/etc ?Tired of children’s shows that lack depth? Do you like beautiful… Continue reading You Should Be Watching: Steven Universe

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Support Your Friendly Neighborhood Geek Girls and Female Creators

     The first comic book series I ever truly fell in love with was Gail Simone’s Birds of Prey (BOP). I was a rather lonely proto-nerd and the Birds were everything I wanted to be: smart, sexy, powerful. They were a sisterhood who didn’t (usually) let boys get in the way of their friendship. Reading… Continue reading Support Your Friendly Neighborhood Geek Girls and Female Creators