Category: Reviews

[Review] Re-Gifters, a graphic novel by Mike Carey

A friend of mine came across this graphic novel by chance, down in the bargain basement of a Swedish comic shop. They said they couldn’t believe it when, while browsing to kill time, they saw the word ‘Hapkido’ bounce up from a comic description. !...

[Review] Suffrajitsu: Mrs. Pankhurt’s Amazons #1

The year is 1914 and with Europe on the brink of war, the leaders of the radical women’s rights movement are fugitives from the law. Their last line of defense is the elite secret society of “Amazons”; women trained in the...

Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

I just watched the 2012 documentary Mrs Judo: Be Strong Be Gentle Be Beautiful. It’s fantastic. This Kickstarter’d documentary follows the life of Keiko Fukuda, the highest ranking women in judo ever.  She achieved the rank of 10th dan in 2010, and...