lost in transition

'Demon Knights', Shining Knight, And the Power of Clarity
A few weeks back, my colleague Elle Collins wrote about Wonder Woman, specifically an interview Greg Rucka gave about her sexuality. The article was about how having an explicit statement of sexuality in an interview, and an implicit statement in the comic, were two ends of a rope that are infuriati…
Lost in Transition: 'Cucumber Quest' and Transgender Villains
But sometimes a comic conquers these obstacles, finds an audience, excels at its craft on every level, has wonderful characters, and in the process showcases how to navigate that sticky quandary of how to write a marginalized character as a villain. The webcomic Cucumber Quest by Gigi D.G. is just s…
Lost in Transition: 2015's 'Prez' And A Robot Named Tina
Prez is an ongoing political satire set in a world so bonkers it could only be an outgrowth of our own. Satire has to sweat to keep up with a 2015 where a reality TV star who looks like he angered his barber has a chance at being elected President of the United States, and the creators of Prez decid…
Lost in Transition: Meet the Transgender Princess of 'Oz'
I saw The Wizard of Oz for the first time last year. That's a pretty good movie! You all should watch this obscure, little-seen, never-discussed motion picture right away.

Like everything else I do in my life, I took the most roundabout way possible towards L Frank Baum's magical Land of …

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