• From Tender to Heartbreaking: Yuri Manga That Deals With Relatable LGBT Issues

    From Tender to Heartbreaking: Yuri Manga That Deals With Relatable LGBT Issues0

    The earliest instance of yuri as a genre was found in women’s magazines, where women would anonymously publish poetry and short fiction about Sapphic relationships. These stories, much like in the west, would often end with heartbreak or sadness in order to appease Japan’s ideals on homosexuality. The 90’s and onward saw a rapid increase

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  • The Many Ages of American Comics

    The Many Ages of American Comics0

    Recently, I saw someone on Twitter talking about classic Golden and Silver Age Iron Man stories. I just about leapt out of my skin. I didn’t want to be that person, but it really bugged me. Why, you ask? Because Iron Man didn’t exist in the Golden Age. In fact, almost all the iconic Marvel

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  • A Rebirth Retrospective: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey

    A Rebirth Retrospective: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey1

    This month saw Batgirl and the Birds of Prey become the latest DC Universe Rebirth launch title to end its run. Running for 22 issues, plus a special “Rebirth” issue published as a lead-in to #1, the comic was written by Julie and Shawna Benson who were tasked with tailoring the Birds of Prey— a

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