The Gutter’s own Keith has opened wide the portal to an ancient and eldritch tomb. The curse is unspeakable. He will return perhaps wise, perhaps with a wild eye and foul claws. In the meantime, enjoy his piece on Adele Blanc-Sec! ~~~ In parts one of my “Heavy […]
Our friends at Bitches on Comics interview Rachel Pollack. “This week we talk to Rachel Pollack, comic writer, author of many novels, tarot deck creator, and just the freaking coolest. We discuss the overlap of tarot and comics, how Pollack created authentic trans and queer characters in comics, […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century recommends ten wonderfully witchy YA comics for your reading pleasure!
Friend of the Gutter John Crye writes about Star Wars and force ghosts at Looper. “Alongside lightsabers, droids, and moon-like space stations with fatal design flaws, life after death is a signature feature of the Star Wars franchise. Long before Darth Maul was granted his improbable reprieve from […]
“Plenty of “dangerously sexy” femme fatales exist in graphic novels, like Poison Ivy, Catwoman, and Amora the Enchantress. While thankfully these characters have been more fleshed out as time went on, that doesn’t change that there’s a certain level of villainization for sexy women in media that extends […]
Allow me to present Dr. Niles Caulder, a Modern Epimetheus. And yeah, I did compare him to a genius scientist who combines alchemical research with cutting edge science and bad father filled with bad ideas, Victor Frankenstein from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). Doom Patrol‘s […]