We are the Vocal Minority.

Mara Wood is a school psychology doctoral student at the University of Central Arkansas. Her research focus is on the educational application of comics as well as their use in therapeutic settings with children... Read More...

The Gender Politics of Saga

The Gender Politics of Saga Describing the story of Brian K. Vaughan’s Saga is not an easy task. On one hands it’s a sci-fi epic about a war between rival species, one inhabiting a planet called Landfall, th... Read More...

Gender Issues: Rachel Rising

Gender Issues: Rachel Rising Article by Mara Wood Happy Halloween, and welcome to a new installment of Gender Issues! In celebration of this spooky day, we’re taking a look at one of my personal favorite ... Read More...

Gender Issues: Lumberjanes

Gender Issues – Lumberjanes Article by Mara Wood Remember those long summer days? Spending time outside with your gang, causing trouble, and avoiding the mettlesome adults? Remember how anything is p... Read More...

Gender Issues: Storm

Gender Issues: Storm Article by Mara Wood “I summon the full power of the storm!” Continuing with our look at Marvel’s current female solo-title line-up, our next heroine is none other than the div... Read More...

Gender Issues: Elektra

Welcome back to Gender Issues, the bi-monthly column about what comics featuring women have to offer. Lately, we’ve been taking a look at Marvel and their slew of female leads. Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Ms. ... Read More...