• Superhero Sparks Fly in Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn

    Superhero Sparks Fly in Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn1

    Heroine Complex Sarah Kuhn DAW Press July 5, 2016 Evie Tanaka has spent much of her life being best friends with superhero Aveda Jupiter (born Annie), and it’s not exactly a charmed life despite the exciting career she gets to participate in. Being a superhero’s personal assistant is rather perilous, after all, especially when demon

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  • Orientalism in Big Trouble in Little China

    Orientalism in Big Trouble in Little China10

    • April 28, 2016

    Before you read this: did you watch the Dr. Strange trailer? You should, because I’m going to compare it to Big Trouble in Little China, a movie thirty years its senior. “Why?” you ask. Because John Carpenter made BTLC with the understanding that Chinese-ness is context and not just culture, and that the mixture of

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  • Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!

    Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!1

    Last Wednesday in Seattle, Image Comics held the 6th Image Expo, an all-day event for creators to meet with press, retailers and fans. But it’s not your typical convention: there are no vendors and panels focus primarily on discussing upcoming releases with writers, artists and other team members. The convention began with publisher Eric Stephenson’s inspiring

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  • BAM! POW! Comics Are Still For Kids!! Tamsin & The Deep

    BAM! POW! Comics Are Still For Kids!! Tamsin & The Deep0

    Imagine a comic for children. Imagine it’s about a girl braving horrors and humiliation. Imagine she saves her brother from a family curse, and imagine the mermaid in the story is the the kind that doesn’t let you go home. Sounds good, right? It’s called Tamsin and the Deep.

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  • March Break? Check Out These 7 Great Horror Shows for Kids

    March Break? Check Out These 7 Great Horror Shows for Kids0

    • March 15, 2016

    Horror shows for kids are a rarity and you’re very lucky to come across one of these gems. Horror shows are often to be thought of as “inappropriate” for kids. There are a couple of different reasons for this, but we can narrow it down to one fundamental reason: they’re just too scary.  But… Isn’t that what

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  • A Man Created My Goddess: Dawn and Me

    A Man Created My Goddess: Dawn and Me0

    I’m a pretty unabashed feminist. Even as a kid, I drifted towards statements of girl power before I understood the foundations working behind it. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve continually worked on understanding the complexities of feminism and privilege, trying my best to confront my own privileges and learning how to be an intersectional feminist.

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