Keri Crist-Wagner

Keri Crist-Wagner spends most of her time thinking about Harry Potter, comic books, and writing. She has a Master’s degree in English, specializing in viewing literature and pop culture through feminist, postmodern, and queer theory lenses, and her graduate thesis was a YA fantasy novella. Originally from Ohio, Keri has lived in Massachusetts, Iowa, and South Carolina, plying her trade at various institutions of higher education. When not contemplating the vast array of available reading options, she enjoys playing roller derby, cycling, and taking her dog Albus for walks. Twitter: @devil_longbtm

6 Fiction and Nonfiction Books You Should Read By Comic Book Writers

Fiction and nonfiction from comic book writers worth checking out.

Comics for the College Curriculum

Comics have a place in the classroom; here are some comics that contain excellent commentary that would be great for a curriculum.

I Ship It: Comic Book Ship Names

Do you ship any particular comic book couples? Keri certainly has some favorite ship names.

5 Fantastic Comics about Queer Women

Excellent comics about women who love women!

She’s Back! PRINCELESS: RAVEN THE PIRATE PRINCESS YEAR 2 Out in October

This excellent comic about queer girls returns with PRINCELESS: RAVEN THE PIRATE PRINCESS YEAR 2 #1, hitting comic book stores on October 18.

New Academic Conference on Comic Books Talks About Monstrous Women

A recap of the Monstrous Women in Comics Conference, an interdisciplinary academic conference on comic books and graphic novels.

Comic Book Moms Who Aren’t Mothers

Excellent comic book characters who mother without being mothers.

Bingo Love: Back this Kickstarter!

We've got a queer black romance comic, Bingo Love, that you need to back on Kickstarter.

5 Reasons Why AMERICA #1 Rocked My World

We loved AMERICA #1, with a queer Latina heroine (and written by a queer Latina woman).

The Unstoppable Wasp: A Cure For The Comic Blues

If you've been a little down lately, THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP #1 is sure to provide some light and happiness.

LBGTQA+ Comics to Help You Feel Brave

It's been a hard couple of weeks for minorities in America. Keri shares some LGBTQA+ comics to help you feel brave.

Like Wonder Woman? 10 Other Awesome Comics By Greg Rucka

Whether you love Wonder Woman or haven't quite read her new series yet, you need to check out these awesome comics by Greg Rucka.

Do-Over: 5 Books I Wish I’d Had When I Came Out

5 cheerful, angsty, political books one reader wishes she had when she came out.

10 Books I’d Love to See as Graphic Novels

There has been a trend of adapting prose novels into graphic novels; Keri discusses 10 books she'd like to see as graphic novels.

Find Your Inner RiotGrrrl with Roller Derby Comics

Want to find your inner riotgrrrrl? Check out these Roller Derby comics!