Welcome back to your daily source of information for all things geeky and girly. There’s a lot of links today so get comfy, and get ready for some epic link spam.
- I desperately want to talk to someone who’s talked to Neil Gaiman. Maybe one day. Apparently his closet, like mine, is an interesting place to be. interviews Hayley Campbell about her new Neil Gaiman book.
- Six titles from DC Comics are coming to and end. Among these? Birds of Prey, their only all-female team title. A fairly large blow for ladies at DC – since they don’t have a good track record in the first place.
- To buffer than news, LUMBERJANES IS GOING TO BE AN ONGOING SERIES! So, there’s that.
- While DC may have cancelled Bird of Prey, they’re going to be offering a digital series called Sensational Comics to star Wonder Woman! Gail Simone is going to write it as well. While I’m not always a fan of Wondy, if anyone can make me buy this book, it’s Gail Simone. For once, nice going DC.
- I also caught a glimpse of some great cosplay of my favorite Fearless Defender: Valkyrie
- Carla Hoffman has a great piece using Ariel (and The Little Mermaid) as an analogy for fandom. It’s not as weird as it sounds.
- A negative review of Child of Light! I can’t believe I finally found one. Ben Croshaw discusses “Collective Guilt and Beauty in Games” through the lens of Child of Light.
- Katie Schenkel over at The Mary Sue has a passionate piece on why Tina Belcher (from Bob’s Burgers) matters.
“I came to Bob’s Burgers for H. Jon Benjamin, I stayed for the quippy dialogue, but I fell in love with this show because Tina is a beautiful unicorn of awkward blooming sexuality.”
- This article from Polygons shines a spotlight on AbleGamers and how the foundation is helping gamers with disabilities live more accessibly.
- The “Indie Soapbox Session” is now available via the GDC Vault. Enjoy!
- Janelle Monae covers David Bowie’s “Heroes” and the music video has bullied kids becoming their own heroes. ADORABLE
- Ron Miller takes a historical look at some of the first female astronauts in Science Fiction.
- Also, here’s a fun interview between Paste Magazine and Kelly Sue DeConnick. Why wouldn’t you read that?
- Oh no, someone has the gall to ask where all the LGBT comics characters are! What are we going to do? Admit comics has a problem? Never!
- TOR.com rounded up a fun panel of Sci-Fi writers to discuss language, post-binary gender, and Sc-fi.
- I’m not always one for Buzzfeed lists, but “15 Things You Shouldn’t Tell a Girl Gamer” has won my heart.