Tag: feminism

“Sexual Awakening, but Make It Evil”

“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 […]

“Bitches on Comics”

Friend of the Gutter Sara Century talks about Rachel Summers–and perhaps Vampirella–on the latest episode of the Bitches on Comics podcast. “This week’s episode answers a question about how to get comic books and one about the first queer characters in comics, Sara tells us the story of […]

“The Hat Pin Peril”

“On the afternoon of May 28, 1903, Leoti Blaker, a young Kansan touring New York City, boarded a Fifth Avenue stagecoach at 23rd Street and settled in for the ride. The coach was crowded, and when it jostled she noticed that the man next to her settled himself […]