Weekend Review: Shang-Chi, Pregnancy Phone Games (whut?), Daredevil, Elektra, and More

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Did you miss out on one of our great pieces this week? Never fear! I’ve got it all right here for you! Find out what’s kept us busy this week.

On Monday…

Melissa Brinks talks fashion, fantasy, and kicking butt in video games. Alenka Figa interviews the women who helped shaped her life: her mother, and comic artist Cynthia Martin. Ardo Omer interviews Toronto Comics Anthology Volume 3 Editor, Allison O’Toole. Draven Katayama gives us the numbers on women, POC, and LGBTQ creators in February’s Marvel comics. A week without Marvel scandal? Kate Tanski turns her attention to All-New, All-Different continuity in Mighty Marvel Monday.

On Tuesday…

Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 variant by Karl Kerschl; Boom! Studios & DC Comics (2016)Looking for some great horror shows for a younger audience? Try these March Break recommendations. Mediator Meg Cabot is back with a brand new ProposalClaire Fournier shares her comic book reading diary and asks “how do you prefer to pick a graphic novel or collected book?” A BOOM! cross-over event–with DC’s Gotham Academy?!

On Wednesday…

Are you ready for more street fights and civil war in Hell’s Kitchen? Tea Fougner prepares you for season 2 of Daredevil. What do you get when you combine comics and knitting? This week, Kate Tanski gives us Wonder Woman bootliners in Knit Your Comics. Have you been to The Other Side? Alenka Figa interviews the creators of the queer paranormal romance anthology. Claire Fournier confirms that–BAM! POW!–comics are still for kids with Tamsin and the Deep. It’s the end of “boobie streaming” on Twitch for gamer Raihnbowkidz in this week’s Get Your Game On.

On Thursday…

Pregnant Emergency Doctor 6677g.comDesiree Rodriguez is back with Iron Fist discussion, this time to explain why adding Shang-Chi to the mix won’t fix the character’s racist origins. Sarah Hollowell discusses fatphobia in young adult fiction and why it needs to stop and Ginnis Tonnik reviews the selfish muse, Luisa Casati Amman. In the Thursday Book Beat, Angel Cruz continues the discussion of the appropriation of Native American culture that was fired up by J.K. Rowling’s History of Magic in North America.

On Friday…

The Canada Reads awards return and the book team discuss the nominees. What are pregnancy games? Al Rosenberg finds out. Our Colorists on Color series continues with an interview with Jeremy Colwell. Elektra comes to Netflix’s Daredevil series and Draven Katayama has some thoughts on the assassin’s silent comic incarnations. It’s the calm before the Wondercon storm in this week’s DC Daily Planet.

Wendy Browne

Wendy Browne

Publisher, mother, geek, executive assistant sith, gamer, writer, lazy succubus, blogger, bibliophile. Not necessarily in that order.