Superheroes

The Boys: Why We’re Excited for Jensen Ackles as Soldier Boy

August 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

Fan art by @BossLogic on Twitter After being the star of Supernatural for 15 years, Jensen Ackles is ready for a change. It was recently announced that Ackles would be joining the cast of Amazon’s The Boys in Season 3, which will likely debut in Fall 2021. For those who aren’t already fans, The Boys is a TV series based on Garth Ennis’ comic of the same name which explores the dark and corruptible side of superheroes, namely what happens when our beloved caped crusaders abuse //

A Superhuman Disaster, A.K.A. Jessica Jones: Exploring Gender in Superhero Media

October 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

Marvel fans, particularly fans of Netflix’s Daredevil, are getting excited about Netflix’s next contribution to the MCU: Jessica Jones, the first season of which will be released in its entirety on November 20. Something of a companion show to Daredevil (The comics see Matt Murdock sweeping in as Jessica’s lawyer when she’s in a pinch—maybe there will be something similar in the show?), Jessica Jones follows the adventures of its eponymous protagonist, a former superhero //

X-Men and the “Canon Disabled Character” Tag

October 22, 2015 // 6 Comments

I don’t think I’m alone in this when I say that one of the major reasons I was first drawn to the fandom community was that I just couldn’t find people like me in the books, movies, and TV shows I loved (at least, not without a pretty fast and loose approach to canon). That’s still the case, by and large. Things are improving, certainly, and I don’t mean to knock that. We now have mainstream story lines featuring queer characters who are more than just a coming out //