• Just Butterflies: Steven Universe and Distress Tolerance

    Just Butterflies: Steven Universe and Distress Tolerance0

    “Watch Steven Universe,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. Alright, I’m joking, but Steven Universe certainly is unique in how it handles serious and pertinent topics such as queerness, characters who are coded as people of color (POC), and characters living with mental illness. The show’s depiction of mental healthcare in particular isn’t just

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  • Feminist Fan Activists Get Ready for a Steven Universe Tweet Chat

    Feminist Fan Activists Get Ready for a Steven Universe Tweet Chat0

    • May 23, 2017

    The power of storytelling can’t be underestimated. One of the things that gives me hope for the future — no joke — is that kids today can grow up, not just watching but actively debating the radically inclusive popular cartoon show Steven Universe.

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  • Politically Cartoonish: Judging April

    Politically Cartoonish: Judging April0

    Hello, and welcome to the April edition of Politically Cartoonish. As with the rest of WWAC, the Politically Cartoonish column is working to include analyses of non-U.S. and non-Western issues. Readers are encouraged to send political cartoon suggestions to the author via her Twitter handle @youandyourego.

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  • Beyond Fairy Tale Remixes: Delving Deeper into RWBY

    Beyond Fairy Tale Remixes: Delving Deeper into RWBY1

    Fairy tale retellings are nothing new. Countless original—and not-so-original—renditions of Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, and Little Red Riding Hood have graced literature and film for decades. Some industrious souls have even tossed characters from different fairy tales into the same story. If one retelling is good, more must be better! Rooster Teeth’s animated

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  • Previously on Comics: Captain Phasma Is Here!

    Previously on Comics: Captain Phasma Is Here!1

    Welcome back to another week of Previously on Comics! If I haven’t mentioned how glad I am to not be writing weekly news round-ups exclusively about Marvel, the last two weeks have reminded me. It’s been fuck up after fuck up, to put it bluntly, and I’m going to defer to the words of the

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  • Politically Cartoonish: Judging March

    Politically Cartoonish: Judging March0

    Welcome back to Politically Cartoonish, WWAC’s new monthly political cartoons column! As always, WWAC seeks to examine a variety of viewpoints and issues in consideration of its international audience. Readers can (and please do!) send political cartoon suggestions to the author via her Twitter handle: @youandyourego.

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