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Teenage Satan!

There’s been a lot of buzz on the internet about Teenage Satan lately.  From their surprise announcement at Boston Comic Con (and the party of the year, from what I hear), to coverage on Newsarama and iFanboy, there are a … Continue reading

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Question of the Month: Who is your favorite sidekick?

It’s the second of our nearly monthly questions that we pose to the GRCT crew.  We’d love to hear what you think, or your thoughts on what we think too! Question: Sidekicks form an important part of the comic world.  … Continue reading

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Review: Thor

I managed to catch a screening of Thor at my local theater this past weekend. To be honest, back when they first started promoting Thor (way back before Iron Man 2, if my memory serves), I figured that it’d be … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Geek Girl: Dicks and False Dichotomies

When I wrote “Do You,” I wanted to specifically avoid centering my voice and experiences in fandom since it was meant as a response to specific attacks against women who are not me, but with that done I can get … Continue reading

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Single Ladies [Put A Utility Belt On It] Part 2: Cassandra Cain

In considering Cassandra Cain, a significant deviation needs to be made from how I was able to analyze Barbara Gordon. Babs’ life easily conforms to both the conventions of western literature and to the ideals of (white) western feminism so … Continue reading

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Review: Headache

Headache Writer: Lisa Joy Artist: Jim Fern ★★★★☆ Sarah is an 18-year-old girl who also happens to be the Greek Goddess, Athena. In her life, there’s no such thing as hyperbole. Hera, her evil stepmother, is out to kill her. … Continue reading

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Single Ladies [Put a Utility Belt On It]: Barbara Gordon

Editor’s note (a fancy way of saying Emma talking about herself in the third person at three in the morning): This is the first of a four part series on the gender identity and presentation of the four post-crisis female … Continue reading

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Do You and Other Words of Wisdom About Female Geekery

This is, to be perfectly honest, one of those posts that should never have to be written but we don’t live in some kind of post-feminist utopia where women are taken seriously as equal participants in anything so I end … Continue reading

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Most Ridiculous Comic Book Movies: Angel’s Picks (Part One)

With Thor opening in theaters on Friday and X-Men First Class, Captain America: The First Avenger and Green Lantern not far behind it, 2011 is shaping up to be one of the biggest years ever for movies based on comic … Continue reading

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Kill Shakespeare

I am a lit geek. When looking around for which type of geek that I am, that is the label that I pick first. It might seem a little weird to be talking about my love of all things literary … Continue reading

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