Eileen Gonzalez

Eileen’s primary literary love is comic books, but she’s always on the lookout for her next belletristic adventure no matter what form it comes in. When she’s not writing, reading, or writing about reading, she’s probably cuddling with her dog or watching something old. Twitter: @Eileen2theStars

Thor and Loki’s Worst Halloween Ever

Halloween is for Norse gods, apparently. Enjoy this seasonal tale of Thor and Loki and a Halloween parade in picturesque Vermont.

#SuperheroProblems: So Your Girlfriend is Also a Supervillain

Secret identities are super useful in superhero world—until it turns out your one true love is keeping quite the secret from you!

7 Unconventional HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Adaptations

Here they are in chronological order: seven of the most unusual The Hound of the Baskervilles adaptations to ever hit our screens!

Get With It, Man! A Quick-ish History of How Superheroes Relearned to Be Relevant

Taking a critical look at Bronze Age comics that took on issues such as civil and indigenous rights, feminism, and more. Prep your side eye.

#SuperheroProblems: So Your Best Friend Wants You Dead

All friendships have problems. But what if your friend could kill you with the blink of an eye? That's a #SuperheroProblem!

5 Nonfiction Books About Humans Making Natural Disasters Worse

These books on weather-related disasters contain valuable lessons worth heeding as climate change brings bigger, deadlier weather events with every year.

Generation Girl Barbie, A Generation Later

A reader takes a look back at Generation Girl Barbie, a little-remembered franchise. Does it still deserve our attention today?

#SuperheroProblems: So You’ve Been De-aged Against Your Will

There must be a fountain of youth around every corner in the superhero world because de-aging is no rare occurrence among caped crusaders.

The ’60s Marvel Superhero Starter Kit

'60s Marvel superheroes are an inimitable, distinctive lot. If you're looking to find heroic success the Marvel way, here's what you'll need!

Giant-Size X-Men #1: Iconic and Racist AF

The X-Men are comicdom's most famous metaphor for race and racism. But are they really? Have they ever been? A reader takes a closer look.

#SuperheroProblems: So You’ve Been Retconned into a Scumbag

So you've lived long enough to see yourself become the villain. What now? These heroes have plenty of experience with having their morals retconned out...

That Time Batman Was a Good Dad, Kinda

Na-na-na-na Bat-dad! Let's reminisce about a time Batman was a good father (well, sort of) and even showed an emotion or two!

#SuperheroProblems: So Your Family Was Erased from Reality

What do you do if you find yourself sans family after the most recent multi-universal dust-up? These superheroes have it figured out...mostly.

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know The Hitchhiker’s Guide Trilogy?

How well do you know the popular Douglas Adams sci-fi novel? Test your skills with this Hitchhiker's Guide quiz in prep for Towel Day.

The Author Must Die: TV Detectives Saving Writers from Themselves