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#TBT: My Closest Friendships Came From Fandoms

#TBT: My Closest Friendships Came From Fandoms

Note: this essay originally appeared on HelloGiggles. I think you get the best sense of a person when they are deeply engrossed in something they love. That relentless passion can inspire the most intense behaviors — good and bad — that are mostly explained away […]

#NYCC – Batman vs. Two-Face: The Cure For Superhero Fatigue?

#NYCC – Batman vs. Two-Face: The Cure For Superhero Fatigue?

Note: This review is by guest nerd, Daejah Woolery. Batman vs. Two-Face, the much-anticipated feature based on the 1960s Batman TV series and Adam West’s last work before his passing, had its world premiere this past Sunday at New York Comic Con. The crowd couldn’t […]

#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 […]