Read Up on the History of Batgirl for #Creators4Comics!

If you follow comic book creators on Twitter, you’ve probably seen the #Creators4Comics hashtag floating around this week. Creators are putting cool items up for auction, with all the benefits going to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, which will help comic shops and independent booksellers who are facing financial difficulties because of the ongoing pandemic.Continue reading “Read Up on the History of Batgirl for #Creators4Comics!”

Come See Me At Hal-Con This Weekend, Table B1-3!

It’s almost time for my local convention, Hal-Con, and I will be returning to the show this year, albeit with a slight caveat. I’m sharing Table B1-3 with my excellent writer pal Nicola R. White (she’ll have copies of her wonderful comic Wild Rose for sale!) but while the show runs from Friday to Sunday,Continue reading “Come See Me At Hal-Con This Weekend, Table B1-3!”

Read My Article on Comic Book Letter Columns in Gender and the Superhero Narrative, Available Now!

Today I got my copy of Gender and the Superhero Narrative, pictured above with a Funko of Diana Prince enjoying an ice cream cone, and I’m very excited to tell you all about this book. First off, I’m in it! That’s the main reason I’m telling you about it. I’ve written an article called “TheContinue reading “Read My Article on Comic Book Letter Columns in Gender and the Superhero Narrative, Available Now!”

Come See Me at Hal-Con This Weekend, September 22-24!

The biggest comics/sci-fi/general nerdery convention in my hometown is this weekend, September 22-24, and I am honoured to be a guest this year! Hal-Con is a great show held in downtown Halifax, and they’ve got a very cool lineup of guests, panels, and activities this year. The convention organizers always go all out to tryContinue reading “Come See Me at Hal-Con This Weekend, September 22-24!”

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo is Out TODAY! Go Get It!

Today is a big day if you’re a Wonder Woman enthusiast. Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman film is available digitally today (it’ll be a couple of more weeks until the DVD and Blu-ray are out) and, if you’re jonesing for a new Wonder Woman adventure, Leigh Bardugo’s YA novel Wonder Woman: Warbringer hits the shelves todayContinue reading “Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo is Out TODAY! Go Get It!”

Read My Essay in Riverdale Avenue Books’ New Anthology, 1984 in the 21st Century

George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 has been resonating with the world since its publication in 1949, and it’s become increasingly relevant these days with “alternative facts” and the bizarre doublethink that characterizations the current American presidential administration. To explore the impact and legacy of 1984 in these tumultuous times,  today Riverdale Avenue Books isContinue reading “Read My Essay in Riverdale Avenue Books’ New Anthology, 1984 in the 21st Century”

Check Out New Book, Wonder Woman Psychology, And My Essay On Marston and Wertham!

There’s a fascinating new book about Wonder Woman set to hit stores next week (though Amazon seems to be shipping it out already in America), and I’m very honoured to be a part of it. Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth is edited by Travis Langley and Mara Wood, and examines Wonder Woman from aContinue reading “Check Out New Book, Wonder Woman Psychology, And My Essay On Marston and Wertham!”