Katie Schenkel

Katie Schenkel is a digital copywriter and pop culture writer. She started getting into comics in her mid-20s through her lifelong love of superhero cartoons and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not at her day job writing websites for small businesses, she’s writing articles for Panels, The Mary Sue, Quirk Books and other sites. Katie also runs the website Just Plain Something with her partner Mike; they host the JPS podcast and their webseries Driving Home the Movie. Blog: Just Plain Something Twitter: @justplaintweets

Jumping into Comics through Annuals

An annual issue is the perfect chance to jump into a series you aren't sure about it. Rioter Katie explains what they are and how they work.

Crossing Over to Comics with GIRL OVER PARIS

A fan of Gwenda Bond's Lois Lane novels dips into the author's new comic.

One Last Binge-Read with Marvel Unlimited

With one week left in her Marvel Unlimited subscription, one Panelteer binge-read the series she'd been holding off on.

Uncertainty and THE WICKED + THE DIVINE

Katie was unsure about THE WICKED + THE DIVINE after reading the first trade.

The Iconic Ace: Jughead Jones and Asexuality

We reflect on why Jughead's official asexuality is important.

The Best Comics We Read in June 2016

What were the best comics Panelteers read in June? Find out what we loved.

The Art of the Start – DETECTIVE COMICS: REBIRTH (#934)

Katie Schenkel takes a look at DETECTIVE COMICS: REBIRTH and discusses why it worked so well for her.

What I Want to See in SUPERGIRL Season 2

Katie has a wish list for what she wants to see in the second season of SUPERGIRL. What would you like to see?

Double Down on Lois Lane!

Katie discusses the charm and delight of the second Lois Lane novel by Gwenda Bond, DOUBLE DOWN.

The Bonds of Friendship: Looking Back at the Batgirl of Burnside

Now that the Fletcher/Stewart/Tarr run of Batgirl has come to an end, Katie looks back at what the series meant to her.

Comics, Cartoons, and Cons: An Interview with Christopher Jones

Panelteer Katie Schenkel talks to Christopher Jones about Young Justice, interacting with fandom, and upcoming projects.

Reacting to Cute Animals Using Cute Animal Gifs

Gothamjanes: 8 DC Crossovers We Want to See

Enrolling in SECRET HERO SOCIETY #1: STUDY HALL OF JUSTICE

The Iconic Ace: Jughead Jones and Asexuality