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    Desiree Rodriguez

    Desiree Rodriguez is currently majoring in Converged Communications. She's a writer, geek girl, and proud queer mestiza woman. Desiree is an entertainment writer for The Tempest, and contributor for Nerds of Color. Desiree has written for The Young Folks, The Feminist Wire, and Geeked Out Nation.

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  • From Scouts to Superheroes: My Manga Journey

    From Scouts to Superheroes: My Manga Journey1

    Our middle school years are ones we either look back on fondly, cringe away from, or hold with some combination of both. For me, the blurry memories of prepubescence are a mix of both, but they also marked my initiation into the world of manga.

  • James Maddox: Clown and The Dead Review

    James Maddox: Clown and The Dead Review0

    James Maddox is the indie writer you haven’t heard of but should definitely look into. He’s written a series of one-shot comics including Blue Nemesis, The Horror Show, and his latest release, Clown.  Maddox is currently writing the on-going series The Dead, and has even participated in Gail Simone’s Comic Survival Kit project on tumblr

  • Throwing Popcorn: Justice League

    Throwing Popcorn: Justice League5

    • July 30, 2014

    Through the power of Netflix I was recently able to rewatch one of my favorite TV shows of all time, Justice League. The animated DC series—a part of the larger animated universe typically known as the DCAU or DC animated universe—focused on the combined lives of the Justice League members Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, Flash, Martian

  • New Superman/Wonder Woman Selfie Variant Released

    New Superman/Wonder Woman Selfie Variant Released5

    DC Comics has been releasing themed variant covers since the start of 2014, and their latest theme for August has been selfies.  Several covers have already been released.  The latest cover was released via Twitter by artist Tony Daniel starring DC’s would-be power couple Superman and Wonder Woman.  It’s cute in the way that —