The Three Things Cardi B & Lottie Person From ‘Snotgirl’ Taught Me About Authenticity—Or A Lack Thereof—On Social Media

Greetings fellow ComixBawses! Happy Monday 😀 I hope you all enjoyed your week!! If you’ve been keeping up with me on social media you already know that my #ComicReadOfTheWeek was Snotgirl: Green Hair Don’t Care Volume 1 ,which was penned and illustrated by Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung, respectively. To be honest, I thought the story was […]

Read More

So, can you be pro-Black and date a White boy? – ‘Dear White People’ S1: E1 -“Chapter 1” TV Review

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I finally started watching Dear White People—a Netflix Original—with my boyfriend. I had always wanted to watch it, but I never actually got around to it . . . until recently. I must say, I was rather pleased with the first episode—“Chapter 1.”   Beware! Spoilers ahead! If you haven’t seen it yet, […]

Read More

‘Persepolis’ – Women under the male gaze: Can gender constructs ever be escaped?

“WOMEN WERE TOLD HOW TO DRESS AND HOW TO BEHAVE IN THE PRESENCE OF MEN!” Greetings fellow ComixBawse! The graphic novel, Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi tells the autobiographical story of an Iranian woman growing up during revolutionary Iran. Iran during this time held strict moral and behavioral codes that restricted the actions of both sexes, […]

Read More

‘Saga’ – Racial stereotypes and the hypersexualization of Black women doesn’t have to be a thing

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I started reading the ongoing intergalactic comic book series, Saga—penned and drawn by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples, respectively—about a year ago and I immediately fell in love with it! It featured mostly non-white characters and as I continued to read it, I felt that it was sending some very powerful messages. […]

Read More

NINE REASONS WHY I’M PLANNING TO STEAL LYING CAT FROM SOPHIE

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! Anyone who knows me is aware that I’m a huge fan of ‘Saga.’ What they may be unaware of is that my favorite character is Lying Cat, who’s sometimes called “L.C.” She’s awesome and she’ll never let anyone play you. These are the reasons why I think everyone should have a Lying […]

Read More

I’m living my own real-life ‘Saga’ Interracial Relationship

  Greetings fellow ComixBawse! Saga, an ongoing intergalactic comic series, depicts the interracial couple, Alana and Marko as they run for their lives in their vast galaxy. The lovers are from two different planets that have been at war for years. They each belong to a different species. A different culture. A different way of […]

Read More