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This week in nerdiness: January 30

(So I am still coming off this hiatus so I actually missed a week but I hope you’ll forgive me.) So, what did we miss and what’s to come?     NCBD last week (with a reminder that I’m focusing on NEW series releases or other ways to jump into a series) : 1. Lady Castle… Continue reading This week in nerdiness: January 30

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Monstrous Women in Comics: Modern Webcomic Creators

Recently, I wrote about the history of women in webcomics and a little bit about why they were so revolutionary and empowering. Now I thought I’d gather a list of some good webcomics done by femmes for people to enjoy! Many of these are great testaments to the power of a good story in an uncensored… Continue reading Monstrous Women in Comics: Modern Webcomic Creators

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San Diego Comic Con (Part 2?) – Let’s Talk About Women

(Read part 1 here.) So, if you read my first SDCC post, you’ll know I spent a lot of time talking about representation in the nerdy fields. I attended panels, spoke on another, and presented research on the subject. San Diego Comic Con, overall, was pretty positive for women this year, despite some shitty occurrences.… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con (Part 2?) – Let’s Talk About Women

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San Diego Comic Con (part 1?)

I got back late Monday night from my second Comic Con International and my first time being a presenter. I was on one panel, presented research, bought way too much art (more on that in another post with photo evidence) and met INCREDIBLE people. I walked away inspired to tears many times over. I also… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con (part 1?)

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Pew Pew Pew: An interview with the creator of Laser Kittens

“Laser Kittens is a cooperative storytelling game suitable for everyone from pre-teens to adults. Using two standard decks of playing cards, you’ll bid for control of the story. Players take turns being Class Captain, setting the scene and controlling any NPCs while the other players narrate the actions of their kittens. When your laser goes… Continue reading Pew Pew Pew: An interview with the creator of Laser Kittens