The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Yesterday, on my lunch break at work, I finished reading The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore. Unfortunately, since it’s due back to the library I can’t read it a second time like I want to (to read all the footnotes this time, duh!) but I will probably cave in and purchase it for… Read More

Superhero Reality Television

Last night I faced the reality that one 30 minute workout video was enough to incapacitate me for the evening. Curse you Jillian Michaels! Fortunately I had a variety of entertainment options courtesy of Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and HBO Go. My significant other sidled up next to me on the love seat, and after much… Read More

My Introduction to Wonder Woman: The New 52

My first brush with comic book fandom was a result of the X-men character Rogue. I remember vividly clutching my hands to my chest watching Rogue and Gambit kiss for the first time (without negative side effects that is)  in a season two episode of the 90’s X-men cartoon (pssst it’s streaming on Netflix!). In fact, I still have… Read More

So I’m Guessing You’ve Heard About Thor, but did you also know…

Has the euphoria of Marvel’s recent announcement that a woman will take the mantle of Thor worn off yet? No? Good! And that’s not all that’s good in the comic universe! Getting less attention, but equally noteworthy, this week is the announcement that Archie Comics will be changing one of their characters to a woman in… Read More