Call For Comments: She-Ra and the Male Gaze – To Sexy or Not TOO Sexy, That is the Question…

From Mav: Fun fact, this show has its origins in two places. One is geeky conversations that I have had with Wayne in the comic book shop he works in and we eventually said “we should make a show out of this.” We’ve told that story before. The other is in conversations that I had …

Call For Comments: Pop Culture and Religiosity

One of the fun things about doing a dissertation on comic books is that I get to spend some time lurking in random forums¬†on the internet (Facebook groups, Redit, Tumblr, that sort of thing) just observing subcultural behavior in fan culture.¬†Anyway, one particular group I monitor had a very odd interaction about a week ago …