Eileen Gonzalez

Eileen’s primary literary love is comic books, but she’s always on the lookout for her next belletristic adventure no matter what form it comes in. When she’s not writing, reading, or writing about reading, she’s probably cuddling with her dog or watching something old. Twitter: @Eileen2theStars

An Open Letter to Fan Fiction

"No matter how much the small-minded may try to restrict you, you remain one of the most flexible forms of entertainment I’ve ever come across."

Marvel’s First Gay Couple, Arnie and Michael: A Love Story

Holmes-Trotting: 6 International Sherlock Holmes Adaptations You Need in Your Life

Sherlock Holmes is English, but his popularity is universal! Here are six unique and entertaining Sherlock Holmes adaptations from around the world.

Kiss Kiss Slap Slap: Ant-Man, Wasp, and Domestic Abuse in Comics

"...to vilify Hank while excusing Jan, or vice versa—would be to suggest that some types of domestic abuse, or some types of domestic abusers, are worse than others."

Acing It: An Aro-Ace Reader’s View on Jughead

"Before reading Jughead, I had no clue how much I specifically wanted a character like him. A character like me."

Quiz: What Comic Book Should I Read?

Resurrections and retcons and reboots, oh my! What comic books should you read? Take the mystery out of the weird, wonderful world of comics with this quiz.

Dealing with Bigotry in Comic Books Old and New

"The old stuff is a reminder of how far we’ve come. The new stuff is a painful admonition of how far we still have to go."

Maintaining the Brain-Attic: Sherlock Holmes’s Mental Health

What goes on in the mind of the world’s greatest detective, anyway? In this article we take a look at theories regarding Sherlock Holmes' mental health.

Moriarty Was an Afterthought

"Perhaps this is why so many adaptations insist on giving Moriarty the spotlight: to fill in the gaps left by Doyle’s ennui."

Arguing With Myself About Finishing Books I Don’t Like

We've all had this conversations...with ourselves.