Personal: Burlesque – Why I’m taking my curtain call
CoochieCrunch / opinions / personal / writing

Personal: Burlesque – Why I’m taking my curtain call

I started performing burlesque early in 2010, having been a fan for many years including whilst it was still quite an underground art. In that time the scene has changed immeasurably, something oft discussed on social media and forums. Some may feel that this is just what every one says when the next generations start … Continue reading

Women in Comics: Frustrations and what I plan to do about them
comics / equality / Feminism / gender / opinions / race

Women in Comics: Frustrations and what I plan to do about them

There is already so much out there that people have written about the portrayal of female comic characters. In fact, beyond that – the treatment of women in comics and their portrayal as characters. There is so much in fact that it is almost impossible to sift through the blogs, newspaper articles, fan-sites, forums, and academic … Continue reading

FlashBackFriday: Review – Batman Year One
comics / FlashbackFriday / opinions / review

FlashBackFriday: Review – Batman Year One

Batman Year One – Trade Paperback, 1987. Written by Frank Miller, illustrated by David Mazzucchelli, colored by Richmond Lewis, and lettered by Todd Klein. A good number, if not the vast majority, of readers coming to this volume will have been exposed to enough Batman through various media, to have a reasonable idea of the character and his story. And … Continue reading