Day: September 5, 2018

A shot of Marika in pirate garb, pointing dramatically, with a ship and space in the background.

Bodacious Space Pirates Shoots for the Stars … And Misses

Bodacious Space Pirates Tatsuo Sato (writer), Chibimaru (illustrator) Media Factory December 2013-September 2014 Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers for Bodacious Space Pirates. When I happened to come across the title Bodacious Space Pirates, I was definitely interested. It’s pirates! In space! And they’re bodacious! What’s not to like? After reading both volumes, though, I found the…

The Refrigerator Monologues Gives the Scorned Women of Superhero Stories a Turn on the Mic

The Refrigerator Monologues Catherynne M. Valente (author), Annie Wu (illustrator) Saga Press June 6, 2017 Women are no strangers to superheroes. In recent years, there’s been an increase in drift between notable writers of genre fiction and the mainstream comics industry, which has brought us such exciting books as Genevieve Valentine’s Catwoman, Chelsea Cain’s Mockingbird,…