At Fangrrls, Sara Century pens an ode to Alex Summers, aka, Havok, aka, the Goblin Prince. “Alex Summers may be best known for being the mostly incidental younger sibling of an important X-Man, but he is also a handsome disaster with a debilitating weakness for dominant women, and […]
Behold Tony Millionaire’s contribution to Star Wars tales, “George R. Binks; The Tragic Story of Jar-Jar’s Father!” (via Tom Speelman)
Angelica Jade Bastién writes about Harley Quinn, Margot Robbie, Birds of Prey (2019) and “unruly women.” “Robbie has shirked the bombshell image by embracing the opposite: the unruly woman, a type exemplified by Harley Quinn, who has become one of the most popular characters in the DC Comics […]
At Film School Rejects, Rob Hunter reports on what he learned listening ot Lexi Alexander’s commentary for Punisher: War Zone (2008).
There was a time when no woman traveled without a diaphanous, preferably white, nightgown and robe in her luggage. In darkling hours, she might rise from her bed entranced to fling open French doors to dangerous passion and doom. She might flee a mansion after discovering her beloved’s […]
Neely Tucker writes about Negro Romance, a 1950s American romance comic focused on Black characters, for the Library of Congress blog. “It was startling and rare for its positive depiction of African Americans in the era, particularly in its portrayals of young black women as romantic heroines. But […]