It’s true, I’m a fangirl. I spend a small fortune on comics, adore science fiction cinema, and know more about Middle Earth’s history than I do about real Earth’s history. Oh, and I speak rudimentary quenya. Don’t be impressed, it’s not exactly a resume builder.
An adorable collection of illustrations have had the cosplay and comic community in a tizzy this week! They are by Michael Lee Lunsford and show female comic characters with redesigned outfits...Read More »
Today is J.R.R. Tolkien’s 121st birthday. Known as the father of “high fantasy,” Tolkien has been on of the most influential figures in many geeks’ lives. Even if you aren’t an elf-obsessed Tolkien fangirl (like me) your...Read More »
This past weekend, comic book writer Gail Simone let the news drop on Twitter that she had been removed from DC’s New 52 Batgirl title. It’s shocking that DC would give Gail the boot after the acclaim...Read More »
News of a Justice League Dark movie emerged last week, linked with director Guillermo Del Toro. I have really enjoyed the Justice League Dark book (despite the lame title) since it was introduced with the New 52,...Read More »
DC can’t seem to make up its mind about Wonder Woman. It took their artists a few months to unify her costume design across all their titles, and it seems like Wonder Woman and Justice League take...Read More »
The problem with the geek girl subculture is the unrelenting expectation of uniformity.
I have seen countless articles and posts about the problems with the geek girl subculture. Some are written by geek girls and some are simply commenting on us....Read More »
The Hobbit is one of the most anticipated movies of all time. After the bar was set so high by the Lord of the Rings trilogy (except for the horrific abomination that is the battle of Helm’s...Read More »
Before I begin, I am going to make the recommendation that you read these two comics in a specific order, read Earth-2 #1 and then read Worlds’ Finest #1. It will make much more sense. Also, THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS!!!
I love my local comic shop. The owner is a great guy, who cusses like a sailor and loves to chat about old story lines. He is one of the few people who can actually follow what...Read More »
What a crazy weekend! I am still recovering and it’s Thursday. Seriously, who’s idea was it to have my Irish music persona and cosplay persona collide? Two days of cosplaying at a convention with a concert and...Read More »
If your answer was yes, wonderful! If you said no, then you are part of the problem with women in comics. It’s time for women to pay up, or...Read More »
I’ve been very sick this week, so what’s a girl to do when she’s under the weather? Catch up on her comic books while sipping tea and eating soup. Of the many comics revamped for DC Comic’s New 52, I’ve...Read More »
Bear McCreary is a very talented composer who is best known for his work on the rebooted Battlestar Galactica and The Walking Dead. He is also plays the accordion, which is the coolest instrument in existence. Needless to say, I...Read More »
It all started with a TV show… a really, REALLY BAD TV show.
As you have probably noticed by now, I am a big Wonder Woman fan. So when I heard that David E. Kelley was bringing her to the small...Read More »