A science editor joked on Twitter that the roundworm is overrated. Soon, his tweet was being attacked as a privileged microaggression.
Asher Elbein is a journalist and short fiction writer specializing in nature, folklore and culture. His website is asherelbein.com.
The storm of allegations against writers including Warren Ellis and Jason Latour is not a sign that the comics industry is broken. It’s a sign it’s running precisely as designed.
Marvel, DC, and local comic shops alike face an unprecedented crisis amid the COVID-19 outbreak. And there’s no clear end in sight.
The second season of AMC’s horror anthology series uses a Japanese internment camp as the setting for a haunting, conjuring a timely ghost story.
Even before a merger led to the firings of queer women and women of color, ex-employees describe a “chaotic,” at times hostile work environment at Oni Press.
The host of HBO’s ‘Real Time’ penned a blog post this weekend that was met with near-unanimous condemnation. And for good reason.
Behind the veil of billion-dollar movie franchises and rotating comics series, creators often struggle with low pay, no labor protections, and harassment. And no one seems to care.
An ugly new front in the online culture wars targets women, people of color, and LGBT folk in the comic book industry. And some have figured out how to cash in.