• Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice: WHAM! BAM! POW! at the Wing Luke Museum

    Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice: WHAM! BAM! POW! at the Wing Luke Museum0

    WHAM! BAM! POW! Cartoons, Turbans and Confronting Hate opened May 4, May 2018 and runs through February 24, 2019 at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, Washington. It is the story of Vishavjit Singh, a Sikh American cartoonist who dresses as Captain America to dispel misconceptions in the United States about the traditional Sikh turban.

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  • Her Universe: Beyond the Runway

    Her Universe: Beyond the Runway0

    The Her Universe Fashion Show celebrated many milestones at this year’s SDCC event, held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, including its own fifth anniversary. The Nightmare Before Christmas’ 25th anniversary was commemorated with a dress designed by Andrew Maclaine, the 2014 fashion show winner. The dress is comprised of 500 Jack Skellington Funko POP! figures

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  • Kilt On, Shirt Off: The My Lady’s Choosing Dramatic Reading

    Kilt On, Shirt Off: The My Lady’s Choosing Dramatic Reading0

    Late in the evening on July 20th, a cute, mostly well-behaved crowd of Chicagoans gathered inside Foursided, a colorful boutique filled with clever greeting cards, creatively scented candles, snarky nameplates, and wall hangings. On a typical Friday, Foursided would be closing its doors, but on this Friday a crowd slowly gathered around the big wooden

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  • Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice – Marvel: Universe of Superheroes at MoPOP

    Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice – Marvel: Universe of Superheroes at MoPOP1

    Marvel: Universe of Superheroes opened 21 April 2018 and runs through 6 January 2019 at the Museum of Popular Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle, Washington. This special exhibit takes visitors through the 80 year history of Marvel and their Superheroes, with materials assembled from collections and commissioned specifically for the exhibit. The journey into the Marvel

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  • Dissecting “Men in Comics” at TCAF 2018

    Dissecting “Men in Comics” at TCAF 20180

    From the dawn of the Golden Age of Comics, there has been one overlooked group of people that has faced the most adversity and struggled more than any other to find a place in comics: straight white men. At this year’s TCAF, a panel of talented comics creators tackled the important, yet controversial, issue of

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  • The FOLD Festival Adds Comics to the Mix

    The FOLD Festival Adds Comics to the Mix0

    The Festival of Literary Diversity’s goal is right there in the title. Its mandate is to celebrate and provide a platform for diverse voices in literature. But FOLD’s diversity goes a step beyond the people creating the literature, explained Karen Richardson, a member of the festival board and planning committee. It also showcases the diversity of

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