Over at Monkeys Fighting Robots, I reviewed a fun Kickstarter-produced comic book called Fallen. It's the story of some of the gods from the Greek, Norse, Shinto, and other mythologies who've been banished from their respective heavens. We find them in 1986 New York City as, well, basically as mobsters. When Zeus is murdered, all … Continue reading MFR Review: FALLEN is Modern Mythology Unafraid to Delve Into Deities’ Dirt
Why Comic Books are Important
While I wasn't physically abused as a child, I immediately identified with this comic strip. Comics were the first thing I read voraciously when I was young and I still read them now at 40. They helped with my intellectual and emotional growth during my formative years and it was for the reasons described here.
Today’s Lesson: Don’t Pick on the Fat Girl
Found this story whilst StumblingUpon and thought it was creepy, intense, and beautiful all at once. The next time you decide to partake in a little fat shaming, you might want to keep this in mind.
Womanthology Is HERE
Kelly Thompson from ComicBookResources.com is one of the many ladies included in Womanthology, a collection of stories from some of the top women in the comics world. Gail Simone and several others are featured in this amazing book. For more information, click HERE. Be sure to follow Kelly on Twitter at @79SemiFinalist and follow ComicBookResources.com … Continue reading Womanthology Is HERE
Classic "Good Girl" Comics Covers
(Photo from SamuelsDesign.com) With all the talk of how females are depicted in comics, I thought it would be timely to post this neat gallery of Golden Age romance comic covers featuring the "good girl." While not particularly controversial now, this and others like it were considered risque back in the day. For the full … Continue reading Classic "Good Girl" Comics Covers