ruin 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 look tame by comparison.  It’s Comic-Ghazi. Let’s start with Riri.  On the Jeff Dekal variant cover of Invincible Iron Man #1 Riri looks like a normal human.  The much-maligned J. Scott Campbell variant cover features Riri doing her best impression of Simone Biles in a skintight, low-cut clothing.  Why isRead More →

I do a lot of socializing on social media – it became pretty important to me once I started working mostly from home. But I’ve had a hard time with many of my usual platforms because of different trends I’m seeing, not the least of which is too much re-sharing of posts. Sometimes I feel like everything is on repeat on social media. That’s usually when I boot up Instagram. I’ve worked hard at limiting the accounts I follow on Instagram. For me, it’s a smaller network and one I’ve designed to help me feel inspired. So, I thought I would share five accounts thatRead More →

  In episode 54, we discuss how social media games are impacting our definitions of gaming and gamers. We chat with Sharon Browning, a writer for the site, who recently wrote a series of articles about this very topic. Check out her articles and our discussion in the episode. This week is a big one for Game on Girl… Rhonda and I will be meeting in just a few short days in Boston for PAX East! If you’re going to be in town for the con, give us a shout out and make sure to attend our panel on Friday at 5:30 in the SphinxRead More →