Girls in Capes http://girlsincapes.com Exploring gender, race, & sexuality in geek culture Sun, 13 Aug 2017 18:34:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 http://girlsincapes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/cropped-THEGIRL-2-32x32.jpg Girls in Capes http://girlsincapes.com 32 32 52862031 The Stone Sky brings N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth Trilogy to a Heart-Stopping Conclusion http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/11/stonesky_jemisin/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/11/stonesky_jemisin/#respond Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:00:47 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6892 In the final volume, characters seek to learn whether their world is truly too broken to fix - or if they should try to make it into something better.

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Girls in Capes Staff Tackles: Vampires vs. Werewolves http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/07/gicstaff-vvw/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/07/gicstaff-vvw/#respond Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:00:48 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6922 This month, we rewind the clock by ten years to debate one of the greatest arguments of our youths: Vampires or Werewolves?

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Sisters are Going Strong in Syfy’s Wynonna Earp http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/04/wynonna-earp/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/04/wynonna-earp/#respond Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00:09 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6848 I’ve grown accustomed to watching different types of TV relationship dynamics unfold throughout the years. Whether it’s a romantic, friendly or familial relationship, almost all television focuses on creating intimate

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REVIEW: Miles Morales http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/02/milesmorales_novel/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/02/milesmorales_novel/#respond Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:00:51 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6820 Jason Reynolds' take on Miles Morales is a perfect superhero novel for today's reluctant middle and high school readers.

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Book Club: THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN by Roshani Chokshi http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/01/bkclb-aug17/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/08/01/bkclb-aug17/#respond Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:00:34 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6533 We’re going into our last book club of the summer with a romantic YA by Roshani Chokshi: Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and

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Pushback: How Military Video Game Evolution Echoes the Evolution of War Films http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/31/warfilms_gaming/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/31/warfilms_gaming/#respond Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:00:49 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6834 Visual media has a long and complex history with war. Even since the beginning of the medium films have been attempting to portray war on screen. Sometimes it was for

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Throwback Review: Raiders of the Lost Ark http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/28/throwback-raiders/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/28/throwback-raiders/#respond Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:00:21 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6841 In this month's Throwback Review, TV & Film Editor Jamie Stewart looks at how a classic Indiana Jones film treats its woman and POC.

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REVIEW: Bookburners Season 3, Episodes 1-4 http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/26/bookburners-se3-e1_4/ http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/26/bookburners-se3-e1_4/#respond Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:00:24 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6836 Season 3 of the serial novel BOOKBURNERS starts off irresistibly binge-worthy - and there's plenty of time to catch up now.

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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 8 http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/24/nozaki-v8/ Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:00:54 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6822 Typical rom-com manga plotline. Girl meets boy, girl falls in love with boy, girl attempts to confess to boy, boy completely misunderstands what she’s actually trying to say and instead

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The Story Behind Maya Glick’s RAIN: Creating a Fan Film http://girlsincapes.com/2017/07/17/rain_glick/ Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:00:02 +0000 http://girlsincapes.com/?p=6808 In light of the recent success of DC’s new Wonder Woman film, talk has already begun regarding the role of superheroines in fiction. While it’s great that Wonder Woman got

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