Professional Writing on Nerdy Topics


Contributor to 2016 Hugo Award Winner for Best Semiprozine, Uncanny Magazine.

Recipient of 2017 Eisner Award for Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism on the A.V. Club's Comic Panel and Back Issues features, along with Oliver Sava, Shea Hennum, Tegan O'Neil, and J. A. Micheline.

  • Bi-Weekly/weekly reviews on The A.V. Club here. (After a change in CMS, some of my posts in 2015 and 2016 are difficult to locate, you can find all of the Comics Panels here.)

  • Weekly required reading on Paste Magazine here. (October 2016 to June 2019 when the comics vertical was shut down.)

June 2019 The A.V. Club: 9 queer comics that go beyond pride

May 2019 Paste Magazine: Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Artist Isaac Goodhart Brings Teen Selina Kyle to Life for DC Ink

March 2019 Polygon: The pressure on Captain Marvel is overwhelming — and it always has been How the ‘Carol Corps’ fandom shook the comics industry, and could return for Marvel’s tentpole take

March 2019 Paste Magazine: Magdalene Visaggio & Claudia Aguirre Wake Up to Morning in America

January 2019 Paste Magazine: Mike Norton Embraces Swords, Sorcery & Snorts in Battlepug: The Compugdium

January 2019 Paste Magazine: The Most Anticipated Comics of 2019, Part 1 and Part 2

December 2018 Paste Magazine:

November 2018 The A.V. Club: The best comics of 2018

November 2018 Paste Magazine: 10 Comics to Help You Escape (or Appreciate) Your Family this Holiday Season

November 2018 Paste Magazine: Sincerely, Harriet Cartoonist Sarah Winifred Searle Talks Old Buildings & Intersectionality

October 2018 Paste Magazine: The 31 Best Scary Comics For Kids (Updated)

October 2018 Paste Magazine: 100 of the Best Horror Comics

August 2018 Paste Magazine: Sanpaku’s Kate Gavino on Patterns, Perspective & Pacing

August 2018 Paste Magazine: The Crowded Creative Team Breaks Down the Gig Economy, Social Media & Style

July 2018 Paste Magazine: Mystik U’s Alisa Kwitney Talks Campus Magic & Female Friendship

June 2018 Paste Magazine: Loud & Proud: 20 LGBTQ+-Inclusive Comics for Pride Month

March 2018 Paste MagazineCecil Castellucci on Shade, the Changing Girl’s Growth Into Shade, The Changing Woman

January 2018 Paste Magazine: The 40 Most Anticipated Comics of 2018

December 2017 The A.V. Club: The best comics of 2017

December 2017 Paste Magazine: The 25 Best Comics of 2017

November 2017 The A.V. Club: DC has finally fired Eddie Berganza—but abuse and harassment go much deeper in the tight-knit comics industry

September to November 2017 The A.V. Club: Weekly TV reviews of Marvel's Inhumans

June 2017 The A.V. ClubThe A.V. Club’s favorite comics of 2017 so far

June 2017 Paste Magazine

May 2017 Paste MagazineThe Best Comic Colorists of 2017 (So Far)

May 2017 Paste MagazineThe 10 Best Comic Artists of 2017 (So Far)

April 2017 Paste Magazine

March 2017 Paste Magazine: Liz Prince and Amanda Kirk Craft an All-Ages comic About Death, Sisterhood and Punk in Coady and the Creepies (Interview)

March 2017 Paste Magazine: Marguerite Bennett, Rafael de Latorre & Juan Doe's Animosity Vol. 1 Shows a World Where the Fauna Bites Back (Review)

February 2017 Paste Magazine: Batwoman: Rebirth #1 is the Relaunch Kate Kane has Deserved for Years (Review)

February 2017 Paste Magazine: 15 of the Most Important Modern Sex Scenes in Comics

January 2017 Paste Magazine: 50 of the Best Sci-Fi Comics

December 2016 The A.V. ClubBest comics of 2016

December 2016 Paste Magazine:

November 2016 The A.V. Club15 years ago, the prescient X-Force used mutants to explore the dangers of fame

November 2016 Paste Magazine: Required Reading: 40 of the Best Webcomics

October 2016 Paste Magazine

August 2016 The A.V. Club: Akira kicked open the door for manga’s rise to popularity in the U.S.

July 2016 Paste MagazineUnder the Radar: 10 Comics That Deserve Your Attention

June 2016 The A.V. Club

May 2016 The A.V. ClubWith Civil War, Marvel dusted off inane source material for superfights

May 2016 Paste MagazineWhy The Eisners Need to Show Webcomics Some Love

May 2016 The Learned FangirlBook Review – The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics

April 2016 The A.V. ClubThe Dark Knight Returns casts a long, enduring shadow on superhero comics

March 2016 The A.V. ClubInvestigating Lois Lane uncovers the steel spine of Superman’s girlfriend

January 2016 The Learned FangirlWe’re Just Getting Started: Merely Existing in Comics Isn’t the Same as Being Represented

December 2015 The A.V. Club

July 1015 The A.V. ClubDavid F. Walker talks ShaftCyborg, and a changing industry (Interview)

July 2015 Uncanny Magazine #5: Representation Matters: Embracing Change in Comics (Uncanny Magazine won the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine for their work in 2015.)

May 2015 The A.V. ClubMarvel learned the wrong lessons from the Carol Corps

May 2014 The Missouri Review BlogChanging Demographics in Comics Mean Women Aren’t Content Being Fridged

October 2011 The 3Six5 ChicagoCaitlin Rosberg

November 2010 The 3Six5 ProjectCaitlin Rosberg