Author Archives: Angel

About Angel

A 29 year old everything-nerd living in the southern United States. I devour films and British television like it's my job. My first love is Marvel and the X-Men, but Batman and all of his little helper birds are quickly weaseling their way in.

Random Awesome: Pete Holmes’s Ex-Men

Maybe it’s old news to some of you, but I’ve recently been delighted by Pete Holmes Shows run of sketches featuring Professor X firing every member of the X-Men one by one. They’re a lot of fun, and Pete Holmes … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “The Asset”

“I used to have this down. It should be just muscle memory.” SYNOPSIS: When the brilliant scientist Dr. Franklin Hall is kidnapped, Agent Coulson and his S.H.I.E.L.D. agents must race against the clock to locate him. Skye is their only way … Continue reading

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Reader Spotlight: Strawdoll

Today’s spotlight is on Strawdoll, a 23 year old graphic designer from Sydney, Australia. You can find her on Facebook at strawdoll or robinsofwayne, and on tumblr at strawdolly.   How did you get into comics? My fandoms actually started from Harry Potter, anime/manga and … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “0-8-4″

“This is my fault. I should have learned kung-fu.” SYNOPSIS: Coulson and his team travel to Peru to recover a mysterious artifact designated 0-8-4. However, they run up against an enemy agent, Camilla Reyes, who also wants the item. My … Continue reading

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Review: Kick-Ass 2

I wasn’t a big fan of the Kick-Ass comics. I read them in 2010 when a preview for Kick-Ass caught my attention and I wanted to read the source material beforehand. The shock value of the title was a novelty … Continue reading

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Fan Art Friday!

Fan Art Friday is a weekly post here at Girls Read Comics, where we’ll be highlighting a few pieces of fan art that catch our eyes during the week. Enjoy! This week is a special piece of art, inspired by … Continue reading

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Podcast #5: In Which Ryan Gosling is Aquaman

This month, friend of the blog Dawn (@dawnpuppet) joins us again as we recap our San Diego Comic Con experiences, talk about DC’s film shortcomings and the distinction between different types of Bronies. Mild spoilers for Marvel’s Ultimates, and as … Continue reading

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Fan Art Friday!

Fan Art Friday is a weekly post here at Girls Read Comics, where we’ll be highlighting a few pieces of fan art that catch our eyes during the week. Enjoy!   Rocket Racoon, by Amy

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SDCC 2013: Our Favorite Cosplays

One of the best parts of conventions, especially San Diego Comic Con, are all of the great cosplays that attendees put together for the show. While this is nowhere near a comprehensive gallery of all of our favorites (we’d have … Continue reading

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Review: The Wolverine

It’s been a rough couple of years for the Marvel comics properties not being made into films by the juggernaut that is Marvel Studios. The Amazing Spider-Man and X-Men: First Class made money, obviously, but when compared to the success … Continue reading

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