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    Brandi Estey-Burtt

    Brandi is a PhD candidate who writes about literature, comics, and religion. She lives with her partner and cats Calvin & Hobbes in New Brunswick.

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  • Monstress and the Problem of Women in Pain

    Monstress and the Problem of Women in Pain0

    Please note this post contains discussion of violence against women. Also, spoiler alert for Monstress. Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Monstress has—justifiably—been on fire lately. It won heaps of accolades at the 2018 Eisner Awards and major love and respect from readers. Liu was the first woman to win the Best Writer award (about time),

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  • Cookies & Christ in Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints

    Cookies & Christ in Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints0

    When I started writing about religion and literature for my dissertation, I never dreamed that I’d also get to write about comics. I loved comics and knew that they were finally being taken seriously at an academic level, but I still couldn’t connect them to religious studies. That is, until I came across the work

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