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Dear DCTV, Why Did it Have to be Nazis?

There were a lot of things to love about the recent DCTV Crossover event Crisis on Earth-X (Crisis hereafter). Things like gays, lesbians, and bisexuals kicking ass and taking names.…

Ten Reasons You Should Read the Star Wars Comics

I’m on a bit of a Star Wars kick, if you can’t tell. I can’t help it, the hype train leading up to The Last Jedi is real. I didn’t…

Full Confession: I Don’t Watch for Ships

Whether it’s a well thought out, well-written relationship or a particularly rich headcanon, ships, to me, are like finding cinnamon in my chocolate chip cookie. An unexpected delight that I’m…

Mask of Shadows Balances Trauma, Revenge, and Love

Mask of Shadows (MoS hereafter) is the breakout novel from debut YA author Linsey Miller, released August 29, 2017. The stunning cover masks a serious game of life or death…

Leia’s Journey to Heir of Alderaan and Rebel Leader

I admit, I’m a sucker for anything Leia related. She’s my favorite character in the entire Star Wars franchise (sorry, Doctor Aphra, but you will always come in second). That…

Emily Andras, Wynonna Earp, and the Unkillable Queer

Under the guiding hands of Emily Andras, the team of writers who gave us Wynonna Earp have done the impossible. They created the Unkillable Queer. And not just one character…

Buckle Yer Swashes for Queer Lady Pirates in the Abyss Duology

Do you like pirates? How about queer pirates? How about female protagonists of color? Sea monsters? Moral ambiguity that doesn’t create false equivalences and actually informs characters personalities and choices?…