Leia’s Selective Force Sensitivity: Boon or Bad Writing?

Leia's force sensitivity was pivotal to the development of the plot lines and lore of the now disavowed Expanded Universe. She was just as strong in the force as Luke (as you'd suspect these twins would be because of their distinct bond and infamous father), and her skills as a politician and negotiator were enhanced... Continue Reading →

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“Children. I work with children” – Wonder Woman, Justice League

Wonder Woman's success changed the big screen narrative pushing the superhero needle in the right direction. The movie's record breaking box office popularity forced DC to make Diana the strongest leader the Justice League has ever seen. She is proof that the future is women. DC's success depends on the WB executives' understanding that female... Continue Reading →

Silver (Dark Planet)

We met Stephan Franck on a Sunday afternoon at the Emerald City Comic Con selling his artwork in a quaint little booth in the exhibitor main hall. What called us to him was the plethora of The Iron Giant prints available for purchase; this had been one of the first┬ámovies we had watched as boyfriend... Continue Reading →

The Coldest City vs Atomic Blonde

***Spoiler Alert*** If you haven't watched the movie or read the graphic novel, come back later. Lorraine Broughton is an MI6 spy tasked with unmasking the secrets of double agent Satchel/Stachel in Cold War Berlin. Set during the days leading to the fall of The Wall in 1989, our heroine must locate a list with... Continue Reading →

She Changed Comics (Image)

Finally! A book about women who challenged and impacted the comic book industry. Featuring the likes of Gail Simone, Jill Thompson and Aline Komisnky, it is full of contemporary references that will resonate with comic book enthusiasts. Is it perfect? Close to it. Is it missing people? Even the editors say it probably does. Will... Continue Reading →

The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

Based on the graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner, the screenplay focuses on the sexual awakening of 15 year old Minnie Goetz during 1970 San Francisco. Armed with her cassette player and recorder, she chronicles the ups and downs of sex, her need and desire to explore the subject fully, while documenting her escapades for posterity.... Continue Reading →

“We all made it to Hall H”

Comic Con International at San Diego is the stuff legends are made out of; people line up by the thousands to earn a spot at the coveted panels, signings and celebrity appearances. Marvel and DC shell out big bucks to let everyone know they are the biggest games in town on paper and film, backed... Continue Reading →

“A Girl Can Do That…”

Atomic Blonde was a labor of love for Charlize Theron, who had to produce a female lead action movie at 40 because not one single worthy project had fallen in her lap. As a producer, she grabbed the opportunity to search for the hero she wanted to portray as an actor and she found it... Continue Reading →

Comic Con Bound!

Sunny San Diago, as Ron Burgundy would say, is the perfect summer getaway for the geeks and nerds. Why? The San Diego Comic Con, the Mecca of all things derived from graphic novels attracts the best of the best: actors, writers, cosplayers, entertainment studios, and fans from all over the world. The nice sandy beaches... Continue Reading →

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