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Editor’s Letter: Like a Gateway Drug

Editor’s Letter: Like a Gateway Drug

I can remember my gateway to joining fandoms incredibly clearly. It happened when I was twelve years old and first started watching the Teen Titans cartoon on Cartoon Network. Teen Titans wasn't like any cartoon I'd watched before. Everything looked brighter, [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Tamora Pierce

Our Favorite Things: Tamora Pierce

I've talked about heroines created by YA author Tamora Pierce a few times before, and it's no secret that both Pierce and her action-adventure fantasy series have had a lasting impact on me as a person. When I'm asked who [...]

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Book Club: FLYGIRL by Sherri L. Smith

Book Club: FLYGIRL by Sherri L. Smith

Ida Mae Jones dreams of flying planes, but after her father passed away, a colored girl like her can hardly take to the skies without taking a dangerous trip to Chicago to take the only available pilot's test for coloreds. [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Stronger

Editor’s Letter: Stronger

When you spend half your time thinking about strong women in books, movies, and shows, you start keeping an eye out not only for classic strong women, but new women who are strong not just in a Wonder Woman/Xena smash-everything [...]

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Book Club: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

Book Club: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

At first glance, Jasper Dent could be an ordinary 17-year-old boy - albeit a particularly good-looking and charming one - if it wasn't for one little detail: his father is the world's most notorious serial killer, and he's trained Jazz [...]

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The Girls in Capes Book Club

The Girls in Capes Book Club

Ever joined a book club? Girls in Capes is launching an online book club, and we'd love to see you there. Each month, we'll announce a new title (currently in paperback) to read. The GIC review will post the last Friday of [...]

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GIC Best of 2013: Girls in Capes

GIC Best of 2013: Girls in Capes

It's been an incredible 2013, especially at Girls in Capes: we blossomed from barely a staff of three to an amazing staff of eight, and our writers have explored everything from favorite video game characters and favorite graphic novels to [...]

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