STOP BEING MEAN: Of the many “-Gates” that exist in the nerd world right now, some ticks in the “good” column happened recently in the fight called “ComicsGate”, an online harrassment campaign against diversity and representation in both the fiction and creation of mainstream comic books (meaning, mainly, books made by DC and Marvel).
- Episode 15 – Yes and Yes and No and No, Episode 63 – Just a Quel, Episode 106 – Super Legit, and Episode 146 – Bad Games Make Precedent: Episodes discussing that year’s PAX West event.
- Episode 91 – Trying to Keep Sharp, Episode 138 – An Accident of Role-Play, Shortcast 55 – Occam’s Complexifier: Episodes discussing various “-Gates.”
- Bethel, Dan. “Sketch Fridays #24 – After Darwyn Cooke.” Long John. 20 May 2016. – Where D. Bethel eulogizes the death of Darwyn Cooke.
- Johnston, Rich. “Marsha Cooke, Ethan Van Sciver, ComicsGate, and Darwyn Cooke’s Legacy.” BleedingCool. 25 Aug. 2018.
- Sarkeesian, Anita. “We Must Be Critical of the Art We Love.” Time. Time Inc, 11 Sep. 2015.
- Stone, Sam. “Jeff Lemire On ComicsGate: ‘The Time Is Now To Speak Up.'” Comic Book Resources. CBR, 28 Aug. 2018.
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