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Where strange fact and stranger fiction collide

Female Comic Book Characters I think are Awesome Part I.

  I love comics with strong well written female leads. There are actually a lot of them out there. Not just the big names like Wonder Woman and Jessica Jones … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

How a Muslim Immigrant Saved my Life.

I never thought I would publicly talk about this, but two and a half years I suffered what could only be described as a nervous breakdown. It culminated in a … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · 11 Comments

Can a Movie Fail the Bechdel Test and Still be Good?

The Bechdel test is used to see if a movie had a modicum of feminist ideals. Basically to pass the test a movie has to have 1) two female characters, … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 14 Comments

Interviewing the Fictitious: Mary Sue

                I am back on board the USS Enterprise, Kirk, Spock, McCoy and a bunch of red shirted ensigns are down on the planet, and I wait for the my … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 8 Comments

Top Ten Women in Comic Books that are more than Skin Deep: The List.

Recently I did posts about The Top Ten Women in Comic Books who are more than Skin deep. Since you may have to hunt around my blog to find them … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · 5 Comments

Women in Comic Books who are more than Skin deep: #1. Deadly Little Miho.

Women in Comic Books who are more than Skin deep: #1. Name: Miho. Creator: Frank Miller Appearances: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Big fat Kill, Family Values, … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 8 Comments

Women in Comic Books who are More than Skin Deep: # 2 Amanda Waller.

Women in Comic Books who are More than Skin Deep: #2 Name: Amanda Waller Creator: John Ostrander, Lee Wien. And john Byrne. Appearance: Suicide Squad, Checkmate, 52  Occupation: Leader of … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · 22 Comments

Women of Comic Books who are More Than Skin Deep: #3 Tara Chace.

Women of Comic Books who are More Than Skin Deep: #3 Name: Tara Chace. Creator: Greg Rucka. Appearance: Queen and Country. Occupation: British Intelligence Agent. Quote:  “There’s a trick, they … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 9 Comments

Women in Comics Who Are More than Skin Deep #4: Casey Blevins

Warning I couldn’t Write this without some spoilers. Women in Comics Who Are More than Skin Deep #4:  Casey Blevins. Creator: Nick Spencer. Appearances: Morning Glories Occupation: Student/Time Traveler. Quote: … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Women in Comic Books Who Are More than Skin Deep #5.: Liz Sherman

Name: Elizabeth “Liz” Sherman. Creator: Mike Mignola. Appearance: Hellboy and BPRD. Occupation: Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense agent. Quote: “I don’t like the term firestarter. I just don’t.” No … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment