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.
At Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, author Nisi Shawl offers “A Crash Course in the History of Black Science Fiction.” In 1909 Harvard’s president, Charles W. Eliot, issued a 51-volume anthology he claimed could provide its owners with a complete liberal arts education. In the same vein, I’ve pulled […]