Eileen Gonzalez

Eileen’s primary literary love is comic books, but she’s always on the lookout for her next belletristic adventure no matter what form it comes in. When she’s not writing, reading, or writing about reading, she’s probably cuddling with her dog or watching something old. Twitter: @Eileen2theStars

Quiz: Design a Secret Hideout and Get a Queer Superhero Rec

There are more queer superheroes in comics than ever! Take this quiz to design a hideout and get a recommendation for a queer superhero read.

Simply Complicated, or Why Comics Aren’t Always What They Seem

Is it simplistic or are we not being critical about the message? Taking a look at what we mean when we talk about simplistic comics.

Racebending in Superhero Adaptations, 2001-2021

Here are the characters whose race changed from the comics to the movie adaptation and what that says about diversity in superhero movies.

Wonder Women Get No Respect

How the (mostly male) creators of Wonder Woman relied on old stereotypes that ostensibly kept even the most wondrous of women in her place.

I Will Sail This Hopeless Ship Until I Die: The Trickster and the Pied Piper

Why this comics reader sails the Pipster ship featuring The Trickster and the Pied Piper, paired in COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS.

Can You Be Nostalgic For A Book You Never Read?

Can you experience nostalgia for a book you never read? One reader examines the development for a fandom through fan fiction.

7 Buff Super-Ladies Who Would Totally Step on You

Meet some of the buffest ladies in the panels. From Hildegarde to Poundcakes, we're taking a look at some of the buffest super-ladies.

To Absent Friends: Eddie “Iron Man” March

In this series, we look at some of comicdom's finest (and not so fine!) forgotten side characters. Today's subject: Eddie "Iron Man" March!

#SuperheroProblems: So You’ve Been Thrown Into the Past

What's a time-traveling superhero to do when they get thrown into the past? Consider some of the following options straight from the panels.

There and Reichenbach Again: The Best and Worst Depictions of Moriarty’s Final Resting Place

Taking a look at the legendary waterfall scene from the Sherlock Holmes story, and ranking depictions of Moriarty's death.