Thinky Post: Why So Many ABCD Teenage Female Stories in American Popular Culture All of a Sudden?

Another thinky post! I’m spoiling y’all! Someday I may actually review a movie again and it will be too much joy to handle.

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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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