- In the wake of Disney assuring us that all major characters in the live-action Mulan will be Chinese, the Nerds of Color discuss the limits of onscreen representation, urging the entertainment giant to #MakeMulanRight.
- Also from the Nerds of Color: An exploration of Romani characters in comics, which also provides some very necessary background on the history and importance of the Romani people.
- Comics misogynists Milo Manara and Frank Cho are, again, embroiled in controversy. Looks like neither of them have learned their lesson. [The Mary Sue]
- “Ain’t afraid of no ghosts: talking to Ohio’s queer ghost hunters about LGBT hauntings and history.” [Autostraddle]
- Jezebel shares a super fun playlist of “bleak music by witches.”
- Most people have forgotten Jack Chick, the author of many, many Evangelical comic books from the 80s, but his recent death has caused a strange sort of nostalgia for those who do remember the man’s virulently anti-homosexuality/abortion/evolution/etc. work. [Jezebel]
- “Jessica Jones season two will only feature female directors and it’s a huge, awesome move for the series.” [Bustle]
- OnlyLeigh is back with an amazing Charlie Brown/Stranger Things crossover.
- Crispin Michael Booker, a Manhattan hedge fund manager, discussed stereotypes of black masculinity vis à vis Luke Cage in the New York subway and it was pretty wonderful. [A+J]
- “Johnny Depp’s entry into the world of Harry Potter is a disgrace.” [The Establishment]
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My typical Friday night In Dark Dungeons by Jack Chick.