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    Gretchen Smail

    Gretchen lives and works in SF as a freelancer. If not at work, is probably off eating ramen, petting dogs, or attempting yoga. Tweets too much at @ubeempress.

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  • ComicCon@Home Day Four: Power Rangers & Colorism in Comics

    ComicCon@Home Day Four: Power Rangers & Colorism in Comics0

    We’re over and done with Day Four of ComicCon@Home. Is anyone else also loving the convenience and accessibility of the pre-recorded panels? For Saturday we checked out Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious, HBO’s Lovecraft Country, and Personal Stories in Graphic Novels. Louis, Kate, and Cori also enjoyed the panels listed below, which explored the state

  • ComicCon@Home Teases The Monstrous Lovecraft Country

    ComicCon@Home Teases The Monstrous Lovecraft Country0

    Supernatural horror and real world monsters collide in HBO’s Lovecraft Country. Adapted from Matt Ruff’s novel (that’s based on H.P. Lovecraft’s iconic yet racist works), the show feels more timely than ever. The cast spoke on the Lovecraft Country ComicCon@Home panel about their characters and the ugly truth of American society, both then and now.

  • ComicCon@Home Previews Marvel’s Horror-Tinged Helstrom

    ComicCon@Home Previews Marvel’s Horror-Tinged Helstrom0

    Satan’s spawn are hitting the screen in Hulu and Marvel’s horror-tinged Helstrom. The show is going to be the last Marvel live-action series to launch outside of Disney+, after Ghost Rider was sadly scrapped. The cast and creator went on the Helstrom ComicCon@Home panel to talk about character arcs and what Helstrom was about — though unsurprisingly, everyone

  • The Boys ComicCon@Home Panel Reveals Season 2 Details

    The Boys ComicCon@Home Panel Reveals Season 2 Details0

    It feels like we’re in the golden age of superhero shows right now, and Amazon’s The Boys continues to distinguish itself as one of the most politically relevant comic book offerings out there. During The Boys ComicCon@Home panel hosted by Aisha Tyler, the cast and crew discussed what we can expect in The Boys Season 2