Women, men & minorities in geek culture and pop culture
Next up in our Disney Issue series of Our Favorite Things, the Girls in Capes staff explores our favorite love songs from Disney’s animated films.
“Throughout the film, Nani tries to keep the household together while also looking for work to support herself and Lilo. There are moments in the film where she and Lilo have heart-to-heart talks about their situation.”
In this edition of Our Favorite Things, find out what Disney villain songs really give our staff writers the chills!
According to many fans and critings, THE LION KING’s Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed nearly top the list of Disney racist caricatures. GIC editor Feliza Casano explores why that point of view may be wrong altogether.
This month, delve into fairy-tale comics with an introduction to Fairy Quest; Outlaws, an independent comic by comics writer Paul Jenkins and artist Humberto Ramos.
A little-known Disney classic draws comparisons between manipulating faith and faith motivated by compassion. GIC Staff Writer Alan Beyersdorf tells us how Judge Frollo and Esmeralda compare in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Even though I never really went through the “princess stage”… I knew that I would always be like Belle, and that someday my oddities would lead me to a real “adventure in the great wide somewhere.”
This month, Young Adult Reviewer Mara Delgado reviews SHADOW AND BONE (2012) by Leigh Bardugo – and GIC gives away a copy.
It’s no surprise that Quentin Tarantino, the director of Pulp Fiction (1994), Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2 (2003 and 2004), and Django Unchained (2012), has a huge respect for … Continue reading
YA Reviewer Mara Delgado’s take on PROPHECY, the first novel in Ellen Oh’s Dragon King Chronicles trilogy.
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