Author Archives: Emily Althea

Captain Marvel Issues 13 – 15

Fangirls, I would like to really urge you to read Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Captain Marvel. The series is over, but Carol Corps is taking over, and I’m excited for that, but I am incredibly affected by the happenings of these … Continue reading

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SQUIRREL! Soap Sample from Fortune Cookie Soap

Slowly but surely, I’ve been working my way through Fortune Cookie Soap’s set of Sample Soaps. One that I had been really excited to try is one called SQUIRREL! It made me think of Dug from Up and Doreen Green … Continue reading

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Feminerd: Size Representation in Comics

Fangirls, I know we’ve discussed the importance of having female role models in the nerd related media before. Today I would like to talk about body type representation, because it’s something that can be extremely difficult to find for someone … Continue reading

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Coffin Hill Issues 18 – 19

Fangirls, every time I read Coffin Hill, my brain says something along the lines of “ohshitohshitohshit” through the entire comic. It’s intense, scary, and almost overwhelming to read at some points! Now, issue 20 is out already, but I could … Continue reading

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On Growing Up With an Alcoholic

Hey Fangirls, today we’re going to get a little serious, and delve into my past a bit.  I know I’ve mentioned some of this in passing before, but for a significant amount of my life, I lived with an alcoholic. … Continue reading

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The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire

Fangirls, I need to start off by saying that I’m not a huge fan of this story. It’s a bit confusing and sad and way more heavy than I was expecting. But I read this book when I was in … Continue reading

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Appdicted: SoundCloud

Fangirls, I’ve been on a huge Steven Universe kick. I watched the whole series through a couple weeks ago, and I’m rewatching it now; I can’t get enough of it. One of the ways I experience SU when I’m not … Continue reading

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