Author Archives: Lina

About Lina

A university graduate with three too many degrees and an urge to just keep moving. Not too keen to stay on the beaten path, moving is all that she feels like doing. Pieced together from a little bit of everywhere (culturally speaking) she has a love of pop culture and learning that is kind of out of control. Sometimes she acts a little bit like an insane old British lady or an eight year old on speed. Let's not get her started on the books (or soap operas or her affection for making up drinking games). Then we'd be here all day.

Spider-Gwen Week: Why Spider-Gwen Is Important

Gwen Stacy is a big deal. There’s no need for “kind of” or any other caveats. It’s just a fact. Following that logic, if Gwen Stacy is a big deal, then Spider-Gwen is pretty damn important. For many out there, … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading Wednesday

Wednesday! Glorious comic book day! Check out our post to see what we’re looking forward to reading this week, and let us know what you’re picking up as well. Our picks of the week: Ant-Man #2 Story: Nick Spencer Art: … Continue reading

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Art Love: Disney Princesses/Marvel Heroines Mash-Up

Disney Princesses as Marvel Heroines by Robby

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Let’s Talk Marvel’s Secret Wars

Two weeks ago at NYCC, Marvel went on bit of an ongoing event announcement binge. While news about what’s next for the MCU was a bit hard to come by (to our continued disappointment), the revelation of two major events to … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading Wednesday

Wednesday! Glorious comic book day! Check out our post to see what we’re looking forward to reading this week, and let us know what you’re picking up as well. Our pick of the week: Cyclops #6 Story: John Layman Art: … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading Wednesday

Wednesday! Glorious comic book day! Check out our post to see what we’re looking forward to reading this week, and let us know what you’re picking up as well. Our pick of the week: Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #6 Story: … Continue reading

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Let’s All Go Nuts (for a Squirrel Girl Ongoing)!

Before I get started, I would like to take the time to help everyone visualize my reaction to finding out that Squirrel Girl is receiving her own ongoing. Please see below. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get … Continue reading

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Review: Bodies #1 – 2

Bodies #1 & 2 (of 8) Story: Si Spencer Art: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tual Lotay, Phil WinsladeColors: Lee LoughridgeLetters: Dezi Sienty and Taylor EspositoPublisher: Vertigo When it comes to comics, my taste can charitably referred to as “varied”. I will admit that I … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading Wednesday

Wednesday! Glorious comic book day! Check out our post to see what we’re looking forward to reading this week, and let us know what you’re picking up as well. Our most pulled of the week wasn’t even a contest. Sex … Continue reading

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Thor News Isn’t That Shocking (Pun Intended)

“What do you think of the news about Lady!Thor?” This question has been running rampant through the blogosphere and beyond since Marvel’s announcement last week. As a comic book fan of the female persuasion, I lost the ability to count … Continue reading

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