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  • I Don’t Need Adornments: On Phantom Thief Jeanne’s Maron Kusakabe

    I Don’t Need Adornments: On Phantom Thief Jeanne’s Maron Kusakabe0

    Content Warning: This piece contains discussion of rape. Recently, I changed the wallpaper on my phone to Phantom Thief Jeanne, the titular heroine of Arina Tanemura’s ’90s manga series Phantom Thief Jeanne. It was beautiful, but I soon wanted to change it to Maron Kusakabe, Phantom Thief Jeanne’s civilian identity. This was due to the fact

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  • The Magik of New Mutants’ Illyana Rasputin

    The Magik of New Mutants’ Illyana Rasputin0

    When an image of a horned demonic girl in armor crossed my Twitter timeline in 2018, I felt drawn to her. Illyana Rasputin looks like an untamed demon and a battle hardened human. In the recent trailer for the New Mutants film, I feel like we see a glimpse of both demon and human in

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