Friday Links is the Human ExperienceJuly 26th, 2013 at 10:00
A great post at Bitch Magazine about gender and comics as discussed at last weekend’s ComicCon – including the brilliant quote that “female experience is the human experience.” Also, the all-female X-Men comic outsold every other title in the month it was released. And Supurbia sounds really interesting, from the comments…
Coverage of the Women Who Kick Ass panel at ComicCon, and the unfortunate sexist attitudes from some of the audience.
This week’s MindMeld asks for recommendations of the best SFF stories by women.
Make Me a Sammich (best feminist blog title ever) thanks the trolls, and talks about the positive side effects that they bring with them. It’s not quite as sarcastic as you might think.
The new Aussie social justice pop culture blog No Award puts up their manifesto, with bonus discussion of Garth Nix’s Sabriel on the side – and why it’s important to not always populate your fantasy with so many redheads!
Over at the Momentum blog, Tehani talks about literary cosplay. What fictional character would you dress up as?
L. Timmel Duchamp at Aqueduct Press had some nice commentary on the last Galactic Suburbia and our discussion of the Tor.uk slushpile stats.
Kirkus reviews looks at Margaret St Clair, one of the many important women of the pulp SF era who tend to get mysteriously left out of the history.