Astral
Comic Books, Story

Astral Bodies, Ray Guns, and the Wonder of it All

The Golden Age of Wonder Woman One of the most fascinating elements of Golden Age Wonder Woman are the tools available to her. “Mission to Planet Eros” introduces the reader to a number of fascinating tools that haven’t been mentioned before (Marston 1). The story opens with Diana Prince dressing for work by putting on… Continue reading Astral Bodies, Ray Guns, and the Wonder of it All

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Comic Books, Story

Celebrating Wonder Woman’s First Year of Publication Or Ruining her Feminist Reputation

Celebrating Year One To celebrate Wonder Woman’s first year of publication, creator William Moulton Marston spins a tail that draws Diana Prince, Wonder Woman, and Steve Trevor back together. Only the love triangle between these three is transformed into a love square involving Dolly Dancer, a young woman Diana trails Steve to meet at the… Continue reading Celebrating Wonder Woman’s First Year of Publication Or Ruining her Feminist Reputation

weld
Comic Books, Story

Weld Then: Wonder Woman’s Bracelets

When it comes to Golden Age Wonder Woman, people have devoted a great deal of attention to creator William Moulton Marston’s unconventional lifestyle and his beliefs. A lot of that attention is paid to the number of scenes in which Wonder Woman is tied up and must escape. Bondage is certainly a primary source of… Continue reading Weld Then: Wonder Woman’s Bracelets

motor crush
The Geek Embassy Podcast, Comic Books, Podcast, Story

TGE Ep 38 – TGE Geeks Out Over Motor Crush!

Motor Crush Rush Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing three comic book hotshots at Rose City Comic Con. Fortune favored me and I got a chance to talk to Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, And Babs Tarr about their latest offering from Image Comics: Motor Crush. When I went through the list of books… Continue reading TGE Ep 38 – TGE Geeks Out Over Motor Crush!

ruin comics
Comic Books, Story

The Internet Ruined Comics

In reality, I'm sure that the Internet ruined comics long before now but this past week was my personal tipping point. In case you're unaware, these past two weeks were not particularly great for women in comics.  The Riri Williams variant cover controversy was bad enough.  Then the Mockingbird #8 cover controversy made the Riri scandal… Continue reading The Internet Ruined Comics

hangout
The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast

TGE Ep 2 – April 2016 LIVE Hangout

Here is our latest hangout as a podcast episode. Rhonda, Ryan, Isabela, and I had a great time chatting about the launch of The Geek Embassy, our adventures at Emerald City Comicon, the season finale of The Walking Dead, and some of the issues with Superman vs Batman. We also talked about what we thinks… Continue reading TGE Ep 2 – April 2016 LIVE Hangout

live
The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Conventions

TGE Ep 1 – LIVE at Emerald City Comicon 2016

Here is our live episode from Emerald City Comicon! Isabela and I traveled to Seattle, met up with the TMG Cast (Adrian and Andrew) and interview some fantastic artists, writers, and game designers. We talked with a nice cross section of people  this year, spanning many of the areas of interest for The Geek Embassy. We also… Continue reading TGE Ep 1 – LIVE at Emerald City Comicon 2016

Game on Girl Podcast, Podcast

Episode 143 – Year in Review 2014

It's that time of year again. Mark and Ryan join us to discuss some of our favorite media from 2014. We share music, movies, TV shows, books, games, and a personal wild card. Check out the show and share your favorites in the comments! Books  "A Dirty Job" by Christopher Moore D&D "Player's Handbook", 5th… Continue reading Episode 143 – Year in Review 2014