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S.W. Sondheimer

When not prying Legos and gaming dice out of her feet, S.W. Sondheimer is a registered nurse at the Department of Therapeutic Misadventures, a herder of genetic descendants, cosplayer, and a fiction and (someday) comics writer. She is a Yinzer by way of New England and Oregon and lives in the glorious 'Burgh with her husband, 2 smaller people, 2 cats, a fish, and a snail. She occasionally tries to grow plants, drinks double-caffeine coffee, and has a habit of rooting for the underdog. It is possible she has a book/comic book problem but has no intention of doing anything about either. Twitter: @SWSondheimer

The Literary Redemption of Anakin Skywalker

Anakin Skywalker finds (some) redemption in his novel and comic incarnations. No, I'm not kidding. Seriously. Hear me out.

Special Prosecutors: Science-Fiction and Fantasy Edition

It's time to pick a Special Prosecutor. Here are six picks from the worlds of science fiction and fantasy. Evil doers, beware.

Free Comic Book Day’s Unexpected Treasure: ‘Malika Warrior Queen’

Lessons learned from one reader's unexpected Free Comic Book Day finds.

New Canon ‘Star Wars’ Characters Who Need Their Own Comic Books

There are a slew of fantastic characters who deserve places in the Star Wars comic universe. Those mentioned herein have my vote.

AMERICAN GODS and the Secret Lives of Your Favorite Characters

The secret lives of AMERICAN GODS characters. Also, meeting Neil Gaiman is awesome.

I Read the ‘Prose Edda’ So You Don’t Have To Wonder How Odin Ended Up Being From Troy

'The Prose Edda' is dedicated to the Judeo-Christian God and claims Odin and Thor were from Troy. Because cultural appropriation.

Women in Genre Fiction: What to Read While You Wait For Book Seven of THE EXPANSE

How to get your lady-centric, genre-fiction fix while you wait for more Naomi Nagata, Chrisjen Avasarala, and Bobbie Draper in book seven of THE EXPANSE.

The Sound of Silence: 5 Quiet Characters

Five characters from comics and novels who don't need to speak to get their points across.

Reading The Poetic Edda on Social Media

So all your friends' mead halls are too far away for a poetry reading? Take to social media!