Originally published on GeekMom As a kid, I adored the Nancy Drew mystery series. Someone had given me a set of an older version of the books when I was 7 or 8 years old. I loved the adventures of Nancy and her friends Bess and George (for those not in the know, both Bess… Continue reading Goldie Vance: The Detective Comic You Should Be Reading
Originally posted on GeekMom Normally, when something you like gets nominated for an award, that’s a good thing. Normally, when something you like gets nominated for an award that is important to a cause or belief that is important to you, that’s a great thing. But today, seeing that one of my favorite stories got… Continue reading Marvel Drops the Ball On GLAAD Nominated Comics
This post was originally published on GeekMom Story A: Go, Go, Golden Years Writer: Joey Cavalieri Artist: Emilio Urbano, Andrea Greppi, Michela Frare, Cristina Stella Colorist: Lucio De Guiseppe & Guiseppe Fontana Letterer: Tom B. Long Story B: A Series of Unfortunate Substitutions Writer: Joe Caramagna Artist: Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Gianfranco Florio, Roberto Zanotta… Continue reading Launchpad McQuack Crashes Into DuckTales Issue #5
this post was originally published on GeekMom Series, whether of books, movies, or TV, rarely have the same quality throughout. Some decrease in quality because the author has a different vision than the audience of what is intriguing about the character and setting (Anita Blake), because the author gets tangled in their backstory and plans… Continue reading ‘Wonder Woman’ Rebirth: Wait for the Deluxe Editions
I expected to have a lot more to talk about this week; Hawkeye: Kate Bishop released Volume 2 earlier this month, and Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Volume 4 came out this past week, but I didn't buy either one since Marvel is about as useful to me right now as a bag of smashed assholes. Oh well, what the hell, I suppose.
diversity isn’t a fucking trend. The world outside my window involves people who encompass a spectrum of skin colors and genders and sexualities and ability levels and neurology types. Maybe Marvel’s windows have gotten smaller over the years
Batwoman #8 and 9, America #7 and 8, Invincible Iron Man omnibus, The Stone Sky and more.
Ms Marvel Masterworks, Wrong To Need You, Jessica Jones and more: what's on my shelves this week.
Gerry Conway has two essays in the Ms. Marvel Masterworks Volume 1 collection. As the first writer of Carol Danvers’ solo series, his original piece from the first issue’s letter page is reprinted; he also wrote an introductory essay for the Masterworks volume. The 2014 introduction is absolutely a response to Conway’s writing in 1977.… Continue reading Gerry Conway and the Trouble With Allies
Carol Danvers got her first solo series in the 1970s; the first Marvel Masterworks volume covers the first so-called feminist Marvel superhero.