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


In this series, I'll be comparing classic novels to their illustrated counterparts to determine what each did well, what each did wrong, and how they differ overa.

Retro Comic Rewind: Winnie Winkle

In today's retro comic rewind, we're looking back at Winnie Winkle, one of the first "working girls" in comics.

Heroes of the Written Word: Novels Starring Comic Book Characters

Superheroes aren't limited to comic books. Read your way into these novels starring comic book heroes.

Profiles in Supervillainy: M.O.D.A.M.

You may be familiar with M.O.D.O.K. (Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing), but have you heard of his female counterpart, M.O.D.A.M.?

Retro Comic Rewind: Tippy Teen

We're taking it back, back into time with some forgotten comics throwbacks. Today let's look back on Tippy Teen.

Romance Bad: Comics and Graphic Novels for People Who Hate Valentine’s Day

If you are a Valentine's Scrooge, consider picking up these comics and graphic novels that have nothing to do with romance.

Retro Comic Rewind: Stamps Comics

In the 1950s, the popularity of stamp collecting led to a Stamps Comics series. Let's take a look at this strange bit of comics history.

Stories for Everyone: Mythology in Comics and the Push for More Diverse Stories

When you hear the word "mythology," you might think of Greco-Roman or Norse gods. But the world of mythology is much broader than that.

To Absent Friends: Anna Kapplebaum

Anna Kapplebaum was a Holocaust survivor that Captain America somehow decided to lecture about not being sympathetic enough to Neo-Nazis.

Hey, What’s Your Name? Heroes and Villains Who Share a Name

When you've spawned the endlessly sprawling multiverses that DC and Marvel have, you're bound to get a few characters with the same name.