• Fan vs Fan: When Harley Quinn Met Lobo [NSFW]

    Fan vs Fan: When Harley Quinn Met Lobo [NSFW]0

    Harley’s Little Black Book #6: Featuring Lobo Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (Writers), Simon Bisley (Artist) DC Comics March 29, 2017 Harley’s Little Black Book! A six-issue comic book series where Harley Quinn travels about, meeting people she thinks are sexy. I guess. That’s my impression and I didn’t much care for it—until I saw

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  • Extreme Ghostbusters: Sex in Kids’ Cartoons is Good, Actually (Sometimes)

    Extreme Ghostbusters: Sex in Kids’ Cartoons is Good, Actually (Sometimes)2

    Extreme Ghostbusters’ working title was, as it goes, Ghostbusters Dark. Clearly this is hilarious (and #radical), but despite its basic applicability I propose an amendment: I propose that Extreme Ghostbusters might just as well be referred to as Ghostbusters: Dirrrty. Yes, friends, with three Rs. Ghostbusters was never an especially chaste property. There-is-no-Dana-there-is-only-Zuul pretty much

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  • Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: The Action Lab Conundrum

    Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: The Action Lab Conundrum3

    Middle school cookie dealers, hockey stick wielding magical girl vigilantes, princesses who don’t need saving, a space demon slaying comic retailer, and a time travelling chef who cooks prehistoric creatures. Action Lab is making comics you should be reading… so why aren’t you? The “Action Lab Conundrum,” as I call it, is one I’ve become

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  • Manipulation of Manhood: Julia Gfrorer’s Comic Book Misandry

    Manipulation of Manhood: Julia Gfrorer’s Comic Book Misandry1

    Content warning: penises, breasts, rape of men. EDIT, October 2016: this article is an analysis of Gfrorer’s work as a commentary on phallocentric patriarchy. Cis masculinity is consciously centred in the readings of these narratives. I never really managed to think of a penis as a vulnerable thing until I caught the first fifteen minutes

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