• A Positronic Woman’s Plea: Include Trans Women In Fiction

    A Positronic Woman’s Plea: Include Trans Women In Fiction2

    Earlier this year, Andrew Wheeler of ComicsAlliance listed resolutions that he wanted the comics industry to achieve. Among these resolutions was trans representation in the Big Two for superheroes. This has not yet come to pass in a prominent way. Al Ewing has Loki freely changing their appearance between male and female in Marvel Comics’ Loki:

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  • Ethics in Manga Fandom: I Was a Teenage Scanlator

    Ethics in Manga Fandom: I Was a Teenage Scanlator0

    It all began in ninth grade with Gravitation. While I was worrying over my sexuality and identity as a young woman, I found how easy and sexy it was to escape into the pages of yaoi manga. A good friend of mine had a lot of it on her shelves and I scheduled back-to-back sleepovers

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  • Birthright: Of Comics and Closets

    Birthright: Of Comics and Closets1

    When I was asked to write this article, I was flattered, but a little unsure of myself. It certainly massaged my ego a bit to think that I might have something substantial to contribute, as a trans woman, to the ongoing discussion of LGBT people in comics. And then there was of course the uniquely-affirming

    By Anon
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  • Ghost Then and Now: The Reporter is Dead, Long Live the Superheroine

    Ghost Then and Now: The Reporter is Dead, Long Live the Superheroine0

    The Dark Horse Comics/Team CGW character Ghost, also known as Elisa Cameron, made her debut in Comics’ Greatest World in 1993. She reappeared in a special in 1994 that developed into a series in 1995. It ran for thirty-six issues before being re-launched in 1998 for another twenty-two issues. In 2012, Kelly-Sue DeConnick and Phil

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  • The Wicked, The Divine, and The Mythology—Part 3: Baal and Inanna

    The Wicked, The Divine, and The Mythology—Part 3: Baal and Inanna0

    This series intends to briefly point towards the original mythological material, compare it to the Gillen and McKelvie comic adaptation of it (The Wicked and The Divine), and speculate about possible meanings and foreshadowing by using a bit of background knowledge.  Part 1: Amaterasu and Lucifer Part 2: The Morrigan and Baphomet The end of the first

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  • Scariest Movie of My Life: Alien

    Scariest Movie of My Life: Alien2

    Okay, this post title is deceptive. See, I’ve never actually seen Alien, but I can confidently declare it the “scariest movie of my life.” You may find this surprising. After all, Alien is often heralded as one of the more feminist sci-fi/horror flicks out there, and we at WWAC are certainly not abashed about feminism.

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