• Bullying in the U.K. Cosplay Scene: What Can Be Done?

    Bullying in the U.K. Cosplay Scene: What Can Be Done?2

    Cosplay in the UK has been going on for long time, and I have found myself being involved in it, to a greater or lesser extent, for the last decade. I love cosplay. I love making it. I love wearing it. I love seeing what other people do with it. It has helped me become

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  • Wet Moon: Gothicly Reflect During Feeble Wanderings

    Wet Moon: Gothicly Reflect During Feeble Wanderings0

    I first picked up Wet Moon, a graphic novel series by Sophie Campbell, last year at the recommendation of a friend. When asked what it was about, my friend said, “It’s like, well, hmmm. People at college, with spooky?” After reading it I can better understand her elevator pitch predicament. There is a lot going

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  • Politically Cartoonish: May In Review

    Politically Cartoonish: May In Review0

    Hello, and welcome to the May 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. May opened up with International Workers Day on May 1st,

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  • Fatphobia in the Never Changing Comic Book Landscape

    Fatphobia in the Never Changing Comic Book Landscape0

    EDIT: an incorrect fact has been removed from this article. Superhero comic books retain the ability to deeply wound their audiences. What do they propagate a desire for? Thinner women. “Superheroine” is still, despite occasional pushback from Marvel’s (Adrian Alphona’s) Gert Yorkes and Valiant’s Faith, synonymous with “titty, yet thin.” They define a “correct” template, and

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  • Book Beat: Milo Cancelled, Tom Hanks and Black History Reading

    Book Beat: Milo Cancelled, Tom Hanks and Black History Reading0

    • February 23, 2017

    Hi book lovers! This week is my reading week and to be quite honest, I haven’t done too much reading! That is, academic reading. I still have three more days so let’s see if I can pull it together and actually catch up on my textbook chapters.

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  • Oscars Welcomes Abusers Gibson and Affleck

    Oscars Welcomes Abusers Gibson and Affleck2

    Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault, racism and antisemitism. In July 2010, two women filed a $2m lawsuit against actor Casey Affleck, alleging repeated instances of sexual harassment from Affleck as they worked together on his directorial debut. The allegations included accusations of verbal abuse and physical intimidation, including one instance where a plaintiff

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