After a long long hiatus, I’m very excited to revitalize this blog and get some amazing talent featured on it again. Thanks to those who continued to check in even during the long hiatus! You can interact with me on twitter @Beebidon if you’ve got things you’d like to see me talk about, questions or comments…… Continue reading Blog Rejuvenation: Interviews, Features, and yet more Interviews!
Happy holidays, everyone! I’ve been asked several times by friends with kids what comics I recommend for them, and I thought I would make a list of some of my favorites to recommend! A few disclaimers: I don’t have kids. That seems like an important disclaimer. I haven’t read everything on this list. However, I…… Continue reading “What comics can I get my kid?”
Recently, I wrote about the history of women in webcomics and a little bit about why they were so revolutionary and empowering. Now I thought I’d gather a list of some good webcomics done by femmes for people to enjoy! Many of these are great testaments to the power of a good story in an uncensored…… Continue reading Monstrous Women in Comics: Modern Webcomic Creators
I got back late Monday night from my second Comic Con International and my first time being a presenter. I was on one panel, presented research, bought way too much art (more on that in another post with photo evidence) and met INCREDIBLE people. I walked away inspired to tears many times over. I also…… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con (part 1?)
This is just a fun little post because I’ve dived into the world of comic scholars on tumblr (follow me!) and it’s reminded me (as if I could ever forget) how much I love vintage feminist comics. Wonder Woman wasn’t the only gal out there standing up for herself in the fight! Just…… Continue reading Vintage feminism, my not-at-all-guilty pleasure
So, a friend of mine pointed out that the idea of “comic studies” or a “comic scholar” is kind of a weird thing that isn’t really understood, and that got me further thinking that I never really explained what makes a good comic (or, rather, an effective one) and maybe some of my audience is…… Continue reading The super-duper-basics of comic studies