• Pashmina: Uncovering Secrets and Self-Discovery

    Pashmina: Uncovering Secrets and Self-Discovery0

    Pashmina Nidhi Chanani First Second October 3, 2017 We’re all familiar with the intricately-patterned Indian shawls known as pashminas. In Nidhi Chanani’s debut graphic novel, published through First Second Books, a pashmina serves as a conduit to a homeland that exists in the feisty protagonist’s imagination before delivering her a sense of clarity – and

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  • LA Zine Fest Got Everything Right

    LA Zine Fest Got Everything Right1

    It’s rare to find a great comic convention. From the huge halls of the Javits centre where the world’s most attended comic-con NYCC is held to the Disneyland adjacent building site of WonderCon, comic cons are often huge, inaccessible with line-ups that are ninety percent straight white people. Though smaller zine fests seem like they

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  • Queer Fantasy: An Exploration of a Genre Through Modern Narrative Games

    Queer Fantasy: An Exploration of a Genre Through Modern Narrative Games2

    • February 27, 2017

    This series will focus on my thoughts about Queerness and Fantasy through the lens of tabletop and video games. I believe these intersections, and the further intersection of Queer Fantasy through games, is very important in the year 2017. As games become a larger cultural touchstone, Fantasy games come closer to the forefront of pop

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  • Why Your School Library Needs QUEER: A Graphic History

    Why Your School Library Needs QUEER: A Graphic History0

    QUEER: A Graphic History Julia Scheele & Meg-John Barker Icon Books September 2016 QUEER: A Graphic History is the gender and sexuality textbook every school library should stock–on every shelf. It runs at an unrelenting pace, if you keep turning the pages, but each leaf has enough information and suggestion packed into a short paragraph

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