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Gareth Roberts

Doctor Who Writer Gareth Roberts Tweets Trans-Misogynistic Remarks

Gareth Roberts is a pretty prolific writer for Doctor Who, having worked on the novels, comics, audio programmes, and the TV show itself. He’s the writer of Doctor Who episodes such as The Lodger and Closing Time, popular episodes for their witty comedy and strong emotional content. He worked extensively with Russell T. Davies. However, […]

“Conversation” Sparked By Second Print Of ‘Divided States Of Hysteria’

In a tweet and press release entitled “CHAYKIN’S THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA SPARKS INDUSTRY CONVERSATION”, Image Comics responded to the controversy raised last week surrounding Howard Chaykin‘s The Divided States of Hysteria. The use of “conversation” seems a little trite in this instance — while the comic certainly got people talking, it was pretty much all about […]

Howard Chaykin And The Trans Image: Obsession With A Theme

We’ve discussed, seemingly at length, about the controversy surrounding Howard Chaykin‘s latest work, the Image Comics release The Divided States of Hysteria; its inclusion of graphic trans panic violence, released on the first week of Pride Month and even with the option of a Pride Month variant cover, and Image Comics lack of response or […]

A Week In Transphobia In Comics

It’s been an interesting first week of Pride Month for comics. Early in the week, in fact pretty much kicking it off, came news that Drawn & Quarterly had cancelled a book, Sadbøi, by artist Berliac due to a historic transphobic essay and comments that were brought to light. Now, on new comic day of […]

Who’s A Sadbøi Now? Book Cancelled Amid Transphobia Concerns

Drawn & Quarterly has cancelled the release of OGN Sadbøi by artist Berliac after controversial comments the artist made in the past have come to light. A 2015 essay by the artist contained numerous transphobic sentiments, which were pushed further in online discussion between the artist and other parties, including members of the transgender community. When a […]