Tag: Masculinity

Cover for Incognegro: Renaissance #1

Incognegro: Renaissance #1 Is A Timely Prequel

Incognegro: Renaissance #1 Mat Johnson (Writer), Warren Pleece (Artist), Clem Robins (Letterer) Dark Horse Comics 7 February, 2018 2018 celebrates the 10th anniversary of the original Incognegro graphic novel, the hard-hitting story about an African-American journalist who uses his light complexion to go incognito among white people and uncover the truth behind the murders of…

Angel Heart by Tsukasa Hojo. Published by Coamix and North Star Pictures, on Silent Manga Audition, 2015. ©2001-2017 TSUKASA HOJO/NSP

Hipster Manga: Angel Heart

Although it’s only half the name of the series, “heart” is literally at the center of the long-running manga Angel Heart by Tsukasa Hojo. (Literally-literally, not figuratively-literally.) It’s both a story of a transplanted heart and the code name of a young assassin aptly named Glass Heart. After a particularly gut-wrenching kill, Glass Heart decides…

Jodie Whittaker as BBC's Doctor Who

A TARDIS Full of Coats: Why Queer Women are Already Costuming the First Female Doctor

Even before Jodie Whittaker pushed back Peter Capaldi’s hood to reveal herself as the first woman actor to play the Doctor, Doctor Who’s female and non-binary fans–especially those whose gender expression tacks masculine-of-centre–were already watching odds shorten on Peter Capaldi’s replacement being a different gender … and skipping ahead to what style and costume will…