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

Greek Body: Modern Mentality
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Greek Body: Modern Mentality

My thoughts on the objectification of the male body… I recently read The Greek Body, an interesting and beautiful book-come-catalogue of some of the British Museum’s collection of Greek statues from the Archaic through Hellenistic periods (read my review here). I was mostly stuck by the athletic male statues, where the elicited reaction from their … Continue reading

Personal: When World’s Collide!
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Personal: When World’s Collide!

You might have noticed from my blog so far that my biggest interests are comics, sci-fi, movies and feminism. As my blog continues you will see that two of my greatest interests are Archaeology/Classics/Ancient History and Burlesque/Cabaret. As a bit of background – In 2005 I took my Masters in Greek Archaeology and History, specialising … Continue reading

Review: Robocop (2014)
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Review: Robocop (2014)

Although there are some movies that I avoid because I know I’m just not keen on the genre (torture flicks jump to mind), I try not to judge anything before experiencing it myself. That said, I think we can all be forgiven for wondering whether a Robocop reboot was necessary and whether it would miss the … Continue reading

Man of Steel: The Importance of Race and Gender Swapping
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Man of Steel: The Importance of Race and Gender Swapping

The equal representation of gender and race is something that has plagued comic books, science fiction and fantasy for quite some time. The inequality has not necessarily been born of discrimination, but it has to be wondered why it still continues. Arguably, with long running comic, TV or film series, such changes might be thought to … Continue reading