Open Culture has issues of Weird Tales for your reading pleasure! “Debuting in 1923, Weird Tales, writes The Pulp Magazines Project, provided “a venue for fiction, poetry and non-fiction on topics ranging from ghost stories to alien invasions to the occult.” The magazine introduced its readers to past masters […]
At Chinese American Eyes, Alex Jay takes an in-depth look at Chinese-American comics artist, Chu F. Hing, creator of the Green Turtle.
Aloha Wanderwell wore trousers, kept a pet monkey and drove around the world. ‘An 18-year-old woman dressed in men’s riding breeches and a scout’s cap lay restless at the foot of the Great Sphinx in Egypt. It was 1924, just two years after archeologist Howard Carter opened the […]
I first got my start as Comics Editor here at the Cultural Gutter because of a zine I made. It was a personal zine I started after spending a few years running Mad Cow, the zine for the University of Toronto Women’s Centre. I was excited to write […]
At RogerEbert.com’s “Balder & Dash,” Angelica Jade Bastien writes about the complexity of Joan Crawford, her career and her image. “The image I hold of Crawford is one crafted from her various roles and interviews that have far more complexity than Mommie Dearest and her current legacy do. […]
“The film scholar Ben Singer estimates that between 1912 and 1920, about 60 action serials with female protagonists were released, totaling around 800 episodes.” More at The Atlantic.