“The Hues” and Magical Girl Power

Artist and writer Alex Heberling had me at magical girl comic. I stumbled across The Hues at WisCon earlier this year and snagged myself a copy of volume one, which came with a complimentary full color poster signed by the artist herself. In the front of the book is a list of donors who helped… Read More

Forget Pride and Prejudice, Watch Belle

If you celebrated Women’s History Month by exclusively watching period dramas, I can’t say I blame you. There’s something fascinating about watching women from “back in the day” navigate the tricky waters of a restrictive society, all while exquisitely dressed. Add on top of that a frank discussion of race and you’ve got Amma Asante‘s Belle. Belle is… Read More

Now That’s How You Write Scientist Characters for Girls!

Big Hero 6 premiered this weekend after months of build up and merchandising. I was excited about this film every since I saw the first previews for it, and I predict Baymax will soon be a household name on par with Groot. The film was enjoyable, if a bit slow in the beginning. The children… Read More