Dany Targaryen’s first day at Westeros Valley High turns out to be a tough one. I could seriously watch an entire series of these. I hope they keep them going.
Archive for March, 2013
- Interview: Former President of DC Comics Paul Levitz Talks the History of DC
- News: Marvel giving away 700 first-issue digital comics for free
- News: Superman comic artist Chris Sprouse withdraws amid anti-gay controversy
- China Miéville deconstructs superhero comics in the outstanding Dial H
- Comic books becoming a battleground for gay rights
- Blood and Brains – can vampires survive a zombie apocalypse?
- Full list of the 2012 nominees for the Nebula Awards.
Nine months after her successful Kickstarter campaign, Anita Sarkeesian unveils the much anticipated pilot episode of the Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games series, which examines how video games often portray female characters as someone who needs to be rescued.
“This video explores how the Damsel in Distress became one of the most widely used gendered clichés in the history of gaming and why the trope has been core to the popularization and development of the medium itself.
As a trope the Damsel in Distress is a plot device in which a female character is placed in a perilous situation from which she cannot escape on her own and must then be rescued by a male character, usually providing a core incentive or motivation for the protagonist’s quest.”
- The 10 Least Competent Time Travelers
- 10 Robots That Didn’t Get The Credit They Deserved
- The 12 Worst Things in the Star Wars Expanded Universe
- Interview: ‘Iron Man 3′ Director Shane Black and Producer Kevin Feige Talk Expectations, Phase 2, Post Credit Sequences and More Marvel Movies
- News: ‘Matrix‘ Directors Sued: Wachowskis Accused of Stealing Ideas for Sequels
- 7 Minor Characters in Scifi Movies Whose Fates Are Never Explained
- The 15 Most Anticipated Films of SXSW 2013
- Can Disney Keep The $325 Million ‘Oz The Great And Powerful‘ From Becoming Another ‘John Carter‘? Prospects dim.
- The Best Steampunk Movies
- Why ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Is A Major Step Back For Witches and Women
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- Adorable Doctors Who Crochet Amigurumi Dolls and Matryoshka Dolls up for sale.
- Baznet mashes up your favorite pop culture fandom with Donkey Kong
- George R.R. Martin Calendars Are Coming
- Interview: Comics Beat interviews Gail Simone of Batgirl discusses writing Red Sonja For Dynamite
- 10 greatest handguns in all of science fiction and fantasy.
- The 10 Greatest Science Fiction Board Games of All Time
- 30 Greatest Sci-Fi Siblings
- Floor plans of popular TV and film homes.
- Future Propaganda Posters
- Game of Thrones Dragon Ad
- “The Game Over Tinies” is a video game-style tribute to Edward Gorey
- How to make a fantasy book cover
- Live near San Francisco? Mark the calendar, because the D&D Art Show is this week.
- Vintage Scifi Pinups
- Badass Digest explains why we don’t see more female superheroes in comics.
- The History of Aquaman: Think Aquaman can’t stand against Batman and Superman? Think again. I don’t know what this guy’s smoking, but it’s a cool video.