• The Bat-Missile: A Round Robin Discourse [NSFW — sort of]

    The Bat-Missile: A Round Robin Discourse [NSFW — sort of]0

    One of the perks of comics journalism is that we often get to see things early, so that we know enough to write about them accurately. That’s not really a surprise in itself, but it does lead to the occasional perk–such as when we discovered that DC Comics, through, Batman: Damned #1, the first book

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  • The Future is Female! An Interview with Lisa Yaszek

    The Future is Female! An Interview with Lisa Yaszek0

    Lisa Yaszek, a professor of Science Fiction Studies at Georgia Tech, has been studying the role of women in science fiction history for years. This month, the Library of America will publish her most recent project, The Future is Female!, an edited collection of science fiction stories by American women published from the year 1928

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  • You Yourself Are an Obsolete Computer: Reading Carta Monir

    You Yourself Are an Obsolete Computer: Reading Carta Monir0

    “Virtual intimacies were failures before the fact. If you had to get online to get it, it couldn’t be the real thing. But what is the real thing, what is real intimacy?” —Shaka McGlotten Before it spirals out into freaky chatroom horror, Carta Monir’s Secure Connect takes the familiar and comforting form of a memoir

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