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    Rosie Knight

    writer. fake geek girl. makes comics, occasionally sells some.

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  • It’s Just A Story: Logan and Comics as Mythology

    It’s Just A Story: Logan and Comics as Mythology0

    • March 15, 2017

    Disclaimer: This post contains mild spoilers for Logan. “It’s just a story.” How many times have you heard these words? Did you hear them as a child, when you found solace in a fantastical world? As a young person who discovers a book that makes you feel seen? Maybe as an adult who adores comic

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  • Too Many T-Shirts: My Life in Comic Book Merch

    Too Many T-Shirts: My Life in Comic Book Merch0

    The culture of comics fandom has shifted so much over the last twenty years that it’s almost unrecognisable. It’s become this symbiotic thing that lives and breathes as part of pop culture, television, and film. The juxtaposition between the world after the Marvel Cinematic Universe and The Walking Dead — t-shirts on every second person on

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  • Political Issues: The Self Fulfilling Misogyny of “Seminal” Comics

    Political Issues: The Self Fulfilling Misogyny of “Seminal” Comics0

    Content Warning: Femicide, rape, and the violence of misogyny All art is political. This seems to be a controversial statement, but to me it has always seemed objectively correct. Making art is an inherently political act; you bring your own feelings, lived experiences, and subjective beliefs to anything you create. Even the choice of what

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  • Elle: A Study On Trauma

    Elle: A Study On Trauma0

    Content Warning: Rape and sexual violence. A film that is centered solely around rape will never be a film for everyone. Though as a rape survivor, I felt that every moment of Elle was made with me in mind. Paul Verhoeven’s study of a woman dealing with the aftermath of a violent rape in her

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