Tag Archives: superheroes

What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Keep Calm and Wait Your Turn

At every level of fandom, women of color are told to “be patient” and to “wait your turn” when we talk about the way that it stings to constantly see white female characters – like Wonder Woman, Rey, Black Widow, and Supergirl – held up as universal representation for all women.  Continue reading

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“You Can’t Ship a Protagonist and an Antagonist”

Content Notes: This post is ostensibly about abuse (and how fandom assigns “abuse/r” labels based on the role a character plays in their respective narrative). I also quote dialogue between Jessica Jones and her abuser Kilgrave and discuss abuse related … Continue reading

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Small Stitch Reviews: Wildfire  and Lover’s Knot

Two short reviews of urban fantasy books I’ve read recently!

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[Book Review] Behind the Mask: A Superhero Anthology

Title: Behind the Mask: A Superhero Anthology Editors: Tricia Reeks and Kyle Richardson Authors: Kelly Link, Cat Rambo, Seanan McGuire, Lavie Tidhar, Carrie Vaughn, Sarah Pinsker, Kate Marshall, Michael Milne, Aimee Ogden, Nathan Crowder, Keith Rosson, Stuart Suffel, Jennifer Pullen, … Continue reading

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Laundry Day – Comet City Stories

  On her first day of actual, licensed superheroics, young speedster Pix comes to a startling realization about her chances of surviving once she goes head to head with a super-powered criminal that thinks nothing of smacking her down like … Continue reading

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Supervillains (No-So) Anonymous – Comet City Stories

Every single person in the room shifts their chairs to the side with a cacophony of screeching, squeaking, rubber and metal on linoleum when I walk in to this month’s Supervillains Anonymous meeting in the basement of one of Comet … Continue reading

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[Snippet]: Four Flights

This snippet is from another original story, one set in a universe similar to our own except for a few minor history changes and the fact that there are beings called EXOs running around. This story is (hopefully) going to … Continue reading

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