Tag: Feminism

Kickstarter of the Week: Crossed Genres Magazine

Crossed Genres Magazine is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine committed to telling stories of unrepresented, marginalized or ignored characters in science fiction and fantasy, such as characters of color, QUILTBAG, disabled, etc. The magazine relaunched in 2013 after a successful Kickstarter in the summer of 2012. Continuing to keep it running is the…

News & Things: Awesome Art

21st Century Tank Girl on Kickstarter Original co-creator Alan Martin’s campaign to create an all-new Tank Girl book. Although it’s Alan’s project, original co-creator Jaime Hewlett has agreed to do art for the covers. Bra Week Features Busty Girl Comics Over the next week or so, Autostraddle covers the topic near and dear to our…

News & Things: Hellfighters and Snow Queens

New Book on Black WWII Soldiers Combines History and Entertainment Coming from World War Z author Max Brooks and Uber artist Canaan White, the new graphic novel Harlem Hellfighters follows the black soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment who fought in World War One. Amidst the history of war comics, black and other minority members of the…

Comics and Games Club Diary

When I’m not reading or writing about comics, I work at a junior school in England as a teaching assistant. Several weeks ago, I started a Comics and Games Creation Club to give students a school-sanctioned chance to explore their geeky interests. As you can imagine, having a lot of nerdy kids in one place…

Gail Simone: She Writes Icons

Gail Simone. She does things. There’s a reason why fandom loves her, and it’s not just because of the amusing romps her thoughts inspire on Twitter. We love her because she takes characters with delicate histories–or not so delicate histories–and holds them and reshapes them with loving hands. She can turn characters and situations that…

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