Tag: anti-racism

Failing Storm

At Bitchflicks, friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at “How the ‘X-Men’ Films Failed Iconic Black Female Superhero, Storm.” “Originally introduced in 1975, Storm is widely celebrated as the first Black female superhero. Although The Butterfly in comic magazine Hell-Rider is technically the first. While the first […]

The Monstress Within

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 […]

When The Graveyard Shift Sisters Met Dark Matters

The excellent Graveyard Shift Sisters interview the amazing Cate and Erica of Dark Matters! “The women behind Dark Matters are Cate and Erica; ‘genre-lovers exploring issues of race and ‘other’ in various arts, media, and academic disciplines, in the context of science fiction, horror, fantasy, the supernatural, and all things geek-friendly.’ This digital […]