Tag: Feminism

Call for essays: Race, gender, and comics

Next month Women Write About Comics will be talking a lot about intersections of race and gender in comics. We’re looking for some great guest essays to round out our coverage. We’re specifically interested in: Creator profiles. Critical essays (ex. black masculinity and heroism, the “dragon ladies” of comics, whiteness and geek feminism). Personal essays…

stock: True War Romance 16, penciller Bill Walsh, digital comics museum

What is geek culture?

What we talk about when we talk about fake fangirls. Back in the day–the non-branded, power-to-the-people, halcyon days of geek culture–being a fan was being a geek, was being an outcast, was being a fan. Or so I’m told. Everyone who could be said to be participating in geek culture was by definition a little…