DCIB Book Club: Ms Marvel Vol. 3 “Crushed”, Chapter 4, Sexual Assault, Self-Blame, The Gift of Fear

Oh boy, another great chapter to talk about! Where we start getting into the really fun sexual assault metaphor which manages to give the emotional lesson, without being scary and explicit.

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DCIB Book Club: Ms Marvel Vol. 3 “Crushed”, Chapter 3

Oh, this is SUCH a good chapter! It has a reasonable explanation for why immigrant parents want their children to marry within their culture, it has a subtle chauvinism contrasted with apparent chauvinism, and it has a teenage girl being so stupid you want to reach through the pages and shake her, but also you understand.

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Question: Is Anyone Interested in Doing a Ms Marvel ReadAlong With Me?

I just plowed through the first 10 volumes of collected Ms Marvel strips, covering 2014-2019, in like two days. They are sooooooooooooo good, and there is so much to discuss. I’m trying to figure out how to best discuss them here, and I think some form a readalong would be the way to do it, but only if there is interest.

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