10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

“Stop interrupting me.”  “I just said that.” “No explanation needed.” In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My brother, on the other hand, was considered the class...
Rejected Princesses.com #11 – Mai Bhago

Rejected Princesses.com #11 – Mai Bhago

Introducing the eleventh Rejected Princess: Mai Bhago, 18th century Sikh warrior-saint and only survivor of the Battle of Khidrana. A quick bit of background, since it may be that you, like me, do not know a ton about Sikhs. You probably know that they’re the guys who...
India’s new comic ‘super hero’: Priya, the rape survivor

India’s new comic ‘super hero’: Priya, the rape survivor

  A new comic book with a female rape survivor as its “super hero” has been launched to focus attention on the problem of sexual violence in India. Been reading the Indian epic Mahabharata recently, and was a little disappointed about some of the portrayal of...
Neerja Bhanot

Neerja Bhanot

  On September 5, 1986, mere hours before her 23rd birthday, Neerja Bhanot turned to see 4 heavily-armed terrorists boarding Pan Am flight 73, where she was a flight attendant. She dashed to the cockpit to warn the pilots, but was caught by one of the hijackers,...
Using fictional characters to identify your true self:

Using fictional characters to identify your true self:

Using examples from her own life, sequential art expert / sharp-as-a-razor commentator Comicbookgirl19 illustrates how people can use comic book characters to better understand who they are and how they fit in in our world. To learn more about Comicbookgirl19 and...