Posts Tagged 'women in refrigerators'

‘Wonder Women!’ Documentary Explores Wonder Woman’s Impact on Feminism and Pop Culture

Wonder Women independent documentary title card I’ve been looking forward to seeing this independent documentary since I first saw the trailer last year. I finally got my chance earlier this week when Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines aired on PBS’s Independent Lens. Continue reading ‘‘Wonder Women!’ Documentary Explores Wonder Woman’s Impact on Feminism and Pop Culture’

Advertisements

Mark Waid Wants You To Enroll in Free ‘Gender Through Comics’ Online Course

Taught by Christina Blanch of Ball State University with Mark WaidMark Waid (Kingdom ComeDaredevil, Irredeemable) has recently announced a free online college-level course called “Gender Through Comics” which will feature live weekly interviews from some of the comic industry’s top creators! Continue reading ‘Mark Waid Wants You To Enroll in Free ‘Gender Through Comics’ Online Course’

On the Fan Reaction of the Attempted Gang-Rape in Amethyst

DC's New 52 AmethystIn case you haven’t heard, there’s an attempted gang-rape in Sword of Sorcery #0. While I’d warmly welcome an intelligent superhero comic that deals with rape, rape culture, and the treatment of women; this is not that comic.

Another ham-fisted inclusion of a sexual assault in a superhero comic shouldn’t surprise me, but for a second DC actually had me convinced that this book was targeted at bringing in new readers. I should have known that instead, they would just keep appealing to the same people who think that rape in comics make them edgy and mature. Continue reading ‘On the Fan Reaction of the Attempted Gang-Rape in Amethyst’

Unpacking From Dragon*Con 2012

Coulson Lives Fury Lies button, Cassie Hart Kelly illustrations, and more

Some of my Dragon*Con swag

I’m still unpacking and recuperating from Dragon*Con but I wanted to share some of the great stuff I got!

I was super excited to get Kevin Eastman to sign my copy of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I also picked up a copy of Writing for Comics and Graphic Novels from Peter David who was gracious enough to sign for me. Continue reading ‘Unpacking From Dragon*Con 2012’

An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 2

This is part 2 of my recent interview with filmmaker Tristan Nall regarding his most recent documentary entitled Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators. Continue reading ‘An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 2’

An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 1

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with filmmaker Tristan Nall, and talk to him about his upcoming documentary Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators. Continue reading ‘An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 1’


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,630 other followers

Archives

Advertisements