Category Archives: Popular Culture

Phenomenal Cosmic Powers!

For the 9th January (LJ | DW) bjornwilde asked what global or cosmic hero/es I like, based on the correct assumption that I tend to prefer street level superheroes (The Question, Black Canary, Daredevil) So here’s three powerhouses, from three different publishers. Power Girl I’d been … Continue reading

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Jumping is Easy; Falling is Fun – A Batgirl: Year One Fanmix

  I make fanmixes when I’m writing. DON’T JUDGE ME. Just listen.

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Debi likes archers.

For the 3rd January (LJ | DW) herdivineshadow asked for my least favourite comic I am reading at the moment, which just isn’t fair, because I don’t read comics I don’t like. (This is actually a big leap for me, and for many comics fans, who … Continue reading

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Derby Space Nine

For the 2nd January (LJ | DW) herdivineshadow asked for my thoughts on how a Deep Space Nine roller derby league might go. (For my thoughts on Deep Space Nine itself, you’ll have to hang on for a couple of weeks) Terok Nor Roller Derby is … Continue reading

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Yuletide Reveals

I wrote three stories this Yuletide. Not too bad, considering that my computer was dead for about a month in the middle there. The theme this year was “People called Barbara,” and also “people called Dick,” genderswapping characters, banter, and … Continue reading

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Find that story

Hope everyone had a great day yesterday, and continues to have a great day today. Today is my presents-and-food day so I will be entertaining niblings all day, between continuing to read Yuletide stories. Yes, this is the only time … Continue reading

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Happy Yuletide!

MERRY CHRISTMAS actual Christians and cultural Christians and people who are technically neither but live in a society where they can’t help but be exposed to Christmas. HAPPY WEDNESDAY everyone else! JOYFUL YULETIDE to those who participate in it! It … Continue reading

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Superhero Toys for Girls

Girls don’t buy toys! This is the new and exciting new finding from A Cartoon Network Exec, as reported by Paul Dini (who has a strong track record writing women in comics) to Kevin Smith (who, uh, doesn’t). Anyway, it’s … Continue reading

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Yuletide Promotions: Claymore

What is it? A long form manga, currently consisting of 22 volumes available in English, and many more being translated from Japanese. There is also an anime that covered the first 10 or so volumes, but adds an ending not … Continue reading

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Yuletide Promotions: Ame-Comi Girls

What is it? A 39 issue digital-first comics series (the issues are shorter than standard comic issues and sell for 99c each) published by DC comics and based on a series of statuettes produced by the company over the last few … Continue reading

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