Are you curious about that time Beowulf drank serpent’s venom so he would be as powerful as Grendel? You can read all about it here in the pages of Beowulf, Dragon-Slayer!
One day, as I was flipping through the latest issue of Starlog or Omni or something, I happen to see the cover of a magazine a little bit higher up on the shelves. It was an illustration of a topless woman in a slinky loincloth, doing what I’ve since come to refer to as “the wizard finger.”
Sina Grace on his experience writing Iceman for Marvel Comics. “To date, I’ve always been honest about the joy of writing Iceman’s journey as an out gay superhero, but I’ve skirted around the challenges that came along with it. This is partially because I prefer to give off […]
Ruben Ferdinand and Elliot write about Attack On Titan and the aesthetics and affect of fascism. “Fascist ideology places the nation before the individual by formulating the nation as being under constant, outside threat. The only way to deal with this threat is to exterminate it. The threat, […]
Charlotte Finn considers Watchmen and Rohrshach at Shelfdust. “[T]he chief failing of Watchmen with regards to Rorschach is this: Gibbons and Moore may have underestimated, severely, just how much audiences might like the idea of being dehumanized. For some, the dehumanization is repellent; for others, it’s freeing, a […]
The Gutter is in the middle of a transition to a new site and host and Comics Editor Carol is right there with it. She’ll be back next month with a new piece. In the meantime, enjoy her thoughts on Superman. ~~~ I’ve been thinking about Superman. Actually, […]