Author: Shannon Miller

Behind the Ink: Kim Gaines and Grub Machine Comics

Behind the Ink: Kim Gaines and Grub Machine Comics

Kim Gaines is one of the passionate masterminds behind the new comics company, Grub Machine Comics. On October 31st, Grub Machine will premiere Eventide, a comic thriller about a group of teens poised to saved the world against war-mongering ghouls. Kim was kind enough to […]

#TBT – What a Future Without You-Know-Who on The Flash Could Look Like

#TBT – What a Future Without You-Know-Who on The Flash Could Look Like

Note: This article originally appeared on The Mary Sue. Last Tuesday night  fans of The Flash tuned in for the finale of its arguably most frustrating season to date. Between the repetitive—and sometimes confusing—ripple effect of Flashpoint, the totally preventable (but still a little awesome, in areas) […]

Behind the Ink: Taneka Stotts and Genué Revuelta

Behind the Ink: Taneka Stotts and Genué Revuelta

When we discuss inclusion in comics, it’s helpful to remember two basic truths: 1.) speaking boldly is imperative for holding major publishers accountable, but also 2.) independent creators have been leading the charge and creating inclusive content for years. Take independent creators Taneka Stotts and Genué Revuelta […]

Unlikable Fictional Women: Who Gets the Privilege?

Unlikable Fictional Women: Who Gets the Privilege?

I didn’t watch Breaking Bad in its entirety until almost two years after the season finale. Up to that point, any knowledge that I had of the pop television phenomenon came second-hand from family, friends, and coworkers who swore by its brilliance. While there was […]

Predominately White TV Writers Rooms: You Are Profoundly Ill-Equipped to “Tackle Black Lives Matter.”

Predominately White TV Writers Rooms: You Are Profoundly Ill-Equipped to “Tackle Black Lives Matter.”

2016 was the year that I rage quit Orange is the New Black and Unreal. It was a difficult break. I had reserved special corners of my heart for both dramas, and to lose them within such a short span left vacancies that echoed every […]