12 articles
Crystal

Author Posts

Burka Avenger! Pakistan’s New Hero Defends Girls’ Education

“Don’t mess with the lady in black” Indeed. In the first animated series ever to be produced in Pakistan, the Burka Avenger is Pakistan’s latest superhero, and she doesn’t play.  Armed with books and pens, Jiya is a teacher at a girls’ school by day, but when she dons her burka to conceal her identity […]

Read More

Some More Thoughts on Jamie Foxx’s All Blue Electro in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

As we heard back in April, when we saw him all geeked out as Maxwell Dillon, actor Jamie Foxx will be playing Electro in the 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man sequel. Now, Entertainment Weekly has given us an official glimpse of the man transformed! Glowing, glaring, and decked out in all blue Foxx looks seriously dope and perfectly […]

Read More

5 Big Queer Geeky Weddings That Should Happen to Celebrate the Death of DOMA

In case you missed it yesterday… THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT (DOMA) WAS DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL!! The internet literally exploded with rainbow flags. It’s a great way to end LGBTQ Pride Month.  But for the geeks for equality out there, I thought I’d offer up a nerdier celebration.  Here are 5 couples that should tie the […]

Read More

Top 5 Supervillains of Color in Comics

We often talk about the dearth of superheroes of color in comics, but with DC Comics‘ big Villain Takeover announcement, villainy is on the mind.  Sure people of color are often villainized in all media, but I don’t mean racially stereotyped street thugs, purse-snatchers, and terrorists here. I mean Supervillains. As in, those big time baddies who […]

Read More