Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

I've been writing about comic books and superheroes for quite some time, and have been a fan even longer. I got into comic books in the early '90s, when it was extremely rare that a young girl from the South would be interested in reading them. I grew up on syndicated television shows like Wonder … Continue reading Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

Charlize Theron to develop The Final Girl Support Group series for HBO Max

Oscar winner Charlize Theron is teaming up with Barbara and Andy Muschietti (It) to bring The Final Girl Support Group to television via HBO Max. Based on the New York Times bestseller by Grady Hendrix of the same name, the TV series will be set in Los Angeles and follows a support group for six … Continue reading Charlize Theron to develop The Final Girl Support Group series for HBO Max

Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

**SPOILERS** The final chapter of Netflix's Fear Street film series was released this past week, reaching a blood-soaked climax that saw queer couple Deena (Kiana Madeira) and Sam (Olivia Scott Welch) as the final girls no one saw coming. Traditionally speaking, LGBT characters in the horror genre tend to range from non-existent to being the … Continue reading Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes