Gollum Precious Pils: A strong Imperial Pils, with flavors as smooth and crafty as Gollum himself. Like the ring which Gollum pursued for the rest of his life, his “precious” pils, if your quest leads you to it, could extend your life too! (at least we’d like to think so) It will, at a minimum, make your journey a little more enjoyable!
Smaug Stout: Smaug Stout is styled after a classic Russian Imperial Stout, but with a subtle hint of Habanero chilis to remind you of the fire and danger awaiting you in your journey to The Lonely Mountain. Pronounced notes of Coffee and Chocolate balanced with Northwest Hops and a touch of heat produce an exceptional imperial stout, a worthy reward for your hard-fought journey.
Bolg Belgian Tripel: An Orc chieftain who ruled for 150 years, Bolg would drink his grog of choice and no one would tell him otherwise – a flavorful strong Belgian Tripel. Some said it refined an otherwise gruesome character.
via Laughing Squid
This is brilliant. A poem praising Potterotica while slamming (pun intended) mainstream porn’s portrayal of women.
((Also characters with intersectional identities as well))
Disclaimer: This is not an exhaustive list of all the types of representation in comics.(**Wanda & Pietro Maximoff are also ethnically Jewish.)
I am reposting this because damn, some of these characters are awesome and I need to learn about the ones I am not familiar with…
"… our science fiction almost always tells us more about the present moment than it does about tomorrow. Films, TV shows, and books that portray the widening gap between the elites and the poor and the use of technology to subjugate the have nots are beyond apropos right now …
… sci-fi writers are being pragmatic—they’re envisioning a crumbling world and the fascinating technology that might help save or distract us from it. Yet there’s still a reason that we can’t wave off pure dystopias, either. They help diagnose our ills and suggest a few ways forward … “