Author Archives: Erica Freeman

The Original 1985 Jem television series

Diversity Aboveground: Return of the Jem

Diversity Aboveground: Return of the Jem

Jem, once an animated series from 1985-1988, has returned to multiple formats. Unlike the resurgence of My Little Pony, Jem is not getting a revamped animated series but there is a feature film and comic book series from IDW. The comic book is on the third issue but the film won’t be released until October

Summer TV Season Picks

We’ve come to end of another television season. Some of our favorite shows have left us on the edge of our seats until the next season. Some we’ve bid a sad farewell too (prematurely for some of them too….I’m looking at you, NBC, you never gave Constantine a fair chance). But what do we do

Marianne and Dawn

Diversity Aboveground: Strange Magic

Judging from its abysmal box office of less than thirteen million, most people didn’t see Strange Magic when it was released earlier this year. Perhaps it will have better luck on May 19th when the film will be released on physical and digital devices. Why does Strange Magic matter? First of all, the film revolves

Natasha Romanov in lingerie

Diversity Aboveground: Slut-Shaming

In 2014, electro-monk posted on Tumblr that, “Petition for all the Marvel actors to agree that whenever Scarlett gets a blatantly sexist question one of the Chrises just takes it instead.” Mark Ruffalo Reblogged this post adding, “You have my signature.” It was a hopeful time but then, 2015 came along and the Avengers: Age

Three series available on Free Comic Book Day 2015

Diversity Aboveground: Free Comic Book Day 2015

Each year, the first Saturday in May is like Christmas, only with more Cosplay. Most comic book stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day, where as the name suggests, you get free comic books, save on merchandise with special sales, dress up and talk with actual comic book creators. You can check out for participating