Current Events · DC Comics · in the media · Intersectionality · Marvel Comics · Personal

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 · LGBTQ+ · Marvel Comics · Super Hero TV Shows

The Most WTF Pairings in Comics

Happy Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, or Single Awareness Day! If you want a reason to be thankful for your partner, or less bad about whoever you’ve roped into last minute plans, I present to you a list of the most “they dated who?!” couples in comic book history. Due to sanity and time constraints, I… Continue reading The Most WTF Pairings in Comics

conventions · DC Comics · Marvel Comics · Uncategorized

Wizard World New Orleans 2016

Last Friday and Saturday, I attended Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans! It was great to see my friends with the 501st and Krewe du Who, along with my cosplaying friends. This year was all about the vendors, in my opinion. There weren’t as many panels as years past, and unless you wanted to shell… Continue reading Wizard World New Orleans 2016

DC Comics · Marvel Comics · Vertigo Comics

The History of Comic Books: A Reading List, with Documentary Suggestions

Have you ever wanted to know more about comic books but didn’t know where to start? Do you wonder what the Comic Code is, who Charles Gaines was, and wonder why Batman carries shark repellent? I have good news for you, if you also consider reading recommendations to be good news. This is by no… Continue reading The History of Comic Books: A Reading List, with Documentary Suggestions

Feminism · in the media · Marvel Comics · Marvel Movie Universe · Super Hero TV Shows

The Monster in Your Mind: Purple Man and Netflix’s Jessica Jones

*Possible Spoilers for Netflix’s Jessica Jones, and brainwashing/mind control and rape trigger warnings* When I first read about Netflix’s Jessica Jones TV show, I was interested, but not exceptionally so as I had not read many comics with the title character. The only Marvel characters I keep up with are Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, Squirrel… Continue reading The Monster in Your Mind: Purple Man and Netflix’s Jessica Jones

DC Comics · Feminism · Intersectionality · Marvel Comics · Representation in Media

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