Tag: superheroes

“Catsuits, Boilersuits, and Racing Suits”

At the Vintagent, Paul D’Orléans writes about the history of one-piece utility suits from boilersuits to Catwoman and Girl On A Motorcycle (1968). “The story of the ‘boilersuit’ and its (super)heroic descendants is a curious tale; a purely functional clothing item historically laden with a mix of Utopian […]

Forgotten Women of Genre

For Women’s History Month, SyFy Fangrrls has created a limited podcast series focusing on “Forgotten Women of Genre,” women who deserve more recognition for their contribution to genre, including: Pauline Hopkins, Lotte Reiniger, Leigh Brackett, Hannah Beachler, Shirley Walker, Marie Severin, Meiko Kaji, Marcia Lucas, Nicole Perlman, Delia […]

The Comics History of Carol Danvers

Friend of the Gutter Sara Century reviews the comics history of Carol Danvers, aka, Ms. Marvel, aka, Captain Marvel. Also, there’s some Rogue business in there or really there’s some Carol Danvers business in Rogue’s  history… you know what? Go read it. “Marvel’s many gloriously convoluted characters, Carol […]