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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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Conventions

Capes & Baskets: Jet City Comic Show 2017!

I'm happy to announce that The Geek Embassy will be debuting our traveling panel at Jet City Comic Show this Sunday at 3pm! Catch us live in Room 407! Tickets are still available so if you are in the Seattle/Tacoma area, come and join us at what should be a fun con. We will be… Continue reading Capes & Baskets: Jet City Comic Show 2017!

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Role Play, Story

TGE Ep 39 – Baskets & Capes at RCCC

Greetings, Geeks! Today, I have a recording of our recent panel at Rose City Comic Con for your listening and geeking out pleasure. This is the third time we have presented this topic but each time is different, largely because we depend so much on audience participation. Because come on. The best panels let YOU… Continue reading TGE Ep 39 – Baskets & Capes at RCCC

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Movies, Comic Books

The 10 Best Comic Book Movie Actors

Not Another Top-Ten List You can blame Facebook for this one.  My friends and I had a lively Facebook discussion about Hugh Jackman, which, subsequently inspired this post.  The recent release of Logan got me all nostalgic, thinking back on his universally-lauded performances as Wolverine for the last 17 years.  My immediate reaction was to declare… Continue reading The 10 Best Comic Book Movie Actors

Capes and Baskets: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us About Superheroes
Conventions

Capes & Baskets: Wizard World Portland 2017 Panel!

I’m happy to share that the panel we debuted at Geek Girl Con 2016, Capes & Baskets: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us About Superheroes, is going to be a panel at Wizard World Portland 2017! Fairy Tales and Superheroes Have you ever wondered how Harley Quinn and Snow White are the same? What about… Continue reading Capes & Baskets: Wizard World Portland 2017 Panel!

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Game on Girl Podcast, Podcast, Gender

Episode 75 – Gender Flipping

This week we talk about an awesome internet meme that's really taken off in the last few months: gender flipping. We're sure you've seen the pictures of our favorite male superheroes posed like female superheroes. Listen for our discussion of visual and textual gender flipping. Let us know what you think about this meme in… Continue reading Episode 75 – Gender Flipping

Game on Girl Podcast, TV, Podcast

Episode 65 – Wonder Women

Occasionally, there is a movie or a documentary that changes your entire world view. This is not one of those times. The PBS Independent Lens documentary, Wonder Women, reaffirms everything we talk about on Game on Girl. Women (and men!) want strong heroes of both genders. Even better than that, they have a game for you… Continue reading Episode 65 – Wonder Women