In the launch of GIC’s new column, Comics 101, editor Feliza Casano gives you a quick cheat sheet and short evaluation of The New 52’s WONDER WOMAN series.
Some of the greatest people in geek culture are Asian American. This month, we’ll introduce you to some amazing Asian Americans in geek culture and show how Asian performers, directors, and media influence art and culture in the U.S.
Buffy: the Vampire Slayer appeals to teenagers and young adults because the creators and actors found a way to blend the thrilling heroics and fantasy with the things that real … Continue reading
I’d crash landed among mutated purple flowers, stemmed from vines rushing up the rock faces surrounding me. My spaceship lifted me from the pressurized airlock. I saw the flowers looking … Continue reading
In order to grow your audience, you must betray their expectations. – Hayao Miyazaki Note: This review contains spoilers. Before viewing Princess Mononoke for the first time, I (and I am … Continue reading
A year after IGN released Quantic Dream’s short film “Kara,” GIC staff writer Alan Beyersdorf examines how the game developer used its groundbreaking graphics engine to create a cruel but moving allegory.
“Girls like stories with real conflict; girls are smart enough to understand complex plots; girls aren’t as easily frightened as everyone seems to think.”
If you’re a Whovian, you probably hate Martha Jones. Guest writer Amber Midgett debunks three main complaints about this companion and objectively discusses her presence and purpose in the series.
“…what made me admire her was her sincerity and concern for humanity. She was worried about the world, worried about others, and she constantly wanted peace for it.”
Which young adult heroes make the best role models? GIC editor Feliza Casano tackles girls in young adult science fiction and fantasy novels to figure out who’s a role model and (more importantly) why.
Ever wondered why we’re called Girls in Capes? Find out who The Girl in a Cape is and why she’s not a Woman in a Cape.
Falling Kingdoms is Morgan Rhodes’ first high fantasy novel and I have to say that this book is a great introduction to the world and the story she has crafted. … Continue reading
For Valentine’s Day, TV & Film Writer Christina explores the relationships of Willow Rosenberg from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.