BY Melanie Mignucci in Artsy on Aug 13, 2013 |
Trigger Warning: This post mentions sexual violence, reactions to sexual violence, and victim blaming.
Speaking of sexism and comics, this simple 3 panel webcomic tweeted today by @GirlhoodStudies is alllll kinds of genius. It juxtaposes the kinds of reactions people have to hearing about sexual harrassment and, in doing so, shows the viewer how friggin’ hard to is to talk about sexual violence in a meaningful way – as if we didn’t know that ... Read More
BY Melanie Mignucci in Artsy on Aug 08, 2013 |
Calling all comics fans! Comic artist Peter Bagge has announced that he will be going on tour to promote his new book, "Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story.”
The comic book graphic novel is a beeeautiful hardback representation of Margaret Sanger’s political influence and journey to becoming the public figure she’s known as today.
From the Drawn and Quarterly blog: "Peter will be presenting a slideshow about Margaret Sanger's social and ... Read More
BY Hallie Marks in General on Jun 17, 2013 |
Privacy seems to be a thing of the past, as anyone who participates in social media will agree. If you post a picture of yourself on the Internet, it's there forever. Imagine, however, that one day you're walking down the street and you see a picture of your own body printed on a grown-person-sized pillow that someone else is carrying.
This might sound like a ridiculous situation, but for a group of cosplayers, that bizarre scenario actually happened.
A ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in Feminizzle on Jun 13, 2013 |
Its easy to feel self conscious about your body sometimes. Everybody does.
When I went up to the Toronto Comics and Art Fest, I came across Every/body in my search for comics, zines, or books that focus on gender, body issues, feminism, abuse, and similar topics. This sweet comic/zine culture anthology is all about becoming comfortable in your own skin (even though the cover model doesn't have any).
The 104-page book is filled with ... Read More
BY Hallie Marks in Movies on Jun 11, 2013 |
Everyone’s favorite cartoon redheaded boy is set to star in a feature film adaptation of the 72-year-old comic series Archie. The live action movie will be directed by Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect) and the screenplay will be written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacsa (Glee). There have been TV show adaptations of the comic as well as a made-for-TV movie, but Riverdale crew has never hit the big screen before.
The most famous plot points of the Archie comics involve ... Read More