• [Patreon Exclusive] The Marvel Girl Next Door by Kayleigh Hearn

    [Patreon Exclusive] The Marvel Girl Next Door by Kayleigh Hearn0

    Our monthly Patron-exclusive essay series continues. You can read all of these incredible analyses for as little as a dollar a month on our Patreon. There are remarkable green dresses that linger in our pop culture memory. Scarlett O’Hara draped in mountains of velvet. Jennifer Lopez wearing Versace, her neckline plunging perilously low. Kiera Knightly in

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  • [Patreon Exclusive] The Fighting First Lady: Red Sonja in the 1970s

    [Patreon Exclusive] The Fighting First Lady: Red Sonja in the 1970s0

    Our monthly Patron-exclusive essay series continues. You can read all of these incredible analyses for as little as a dollar a month on our Patreon. Back in the 1970s, comic covers hailed her as “Fantasy’s #1 Fighting Female” and “the Fighting First Lady of Swords-and-Sorcery”. Decades later, she retains iconic status even among people who would

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  • [Patreon Exclusive] Happily Ever After? A Fables Retrospective

    [Patreon Exclusive] Happily Ever After? A Fables Retrospective0

    In 2002, a comic that I would come to love deeply started coming out. It was a story of fairy-tale characters trying to live in the ‘real world’, and built on how deeply flawed all of these characters tended to be. I was still years away from moving past superhero comics, I had yet to

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