• Previously On Comics: Convention Season Begins

    Previously On Comics: Convention Season Begins0

    And we’re back once more for a recap of Comics News for last week. Let’s dive right in. Emerald City Comic Con Releases Statement on Novel Coronavirus Preparations Ahead of Seattle Convention On March 1st the official Emerald City Comic Con twitter released a statement regarding their preparations for holding a convention during a time

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  • New Intersections: Queer Futurism and the Krakoan Body Politic

    New Intersections: Queer Futurism and the Krakoan Body Politic2

    With the advent of House of X and Powers of X, both mutants and X-Pedagogy have experienced a paradigm shift. Even the ways in which the mutant-metaphor is discussed and engaged with has shifted as digital spaces such as “ X-Twitter” carve out their own Krakoan Community. 

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  • Normal Offers Queer, Desi Horror That Packs a Punch

    Normal Offers Queer, Desi Horror That Packs a Punch0

    The last Gaysi zine I reviewed was All that We Want, a gorgeous, warm celebration of queer desire. Their newest zine, Normal, is a complete departure from that exploration of queer joy, and instead dives into all that keeps us from such experiences. As Niyati Joshi makes known in their introduction, queer and trans people

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  • Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate

    Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate3

    On New Year’s Day, the latest issue of the digital science fiction magazine Clarkesworld went live. The line-up included a mixture of established talents and new names; in the latter category was Isabel Fall, who contributed a story entitled “I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter.” Isabell Fall’s piece was available on the website for

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  • The Performative Horniness of Dawn of X

    The Performative Horniness of Dawn of X0

    Adjoining bedrooms. That was all it took for the X-Men’s most infamous love triangle to suddenly become a canon poly triad in the minds of fans everywhere. Elsewhere in the same issue, we bore witness to Corsair’s partner hitting on Rachel Summers, his granddaughter, another character generally accepted as queer despite only the most subtextual

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  • Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve

    Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve0

    Stage Dreams Mel Gillman Lerner Publishing/Graphic Universe September 3, 2019 A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Three years ago, I interviewed incredible color pencil artist Mel Gillman about Stage Dreams, a young adult graphic novel they were drawing for Lerner Publishing’s imprint, Graphic Universe.

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