We love spooky season here at Super Heroines Etc.! The supernatural, the occult and all things creepy get our imaginations going so here are some of the media we’re consuming/supporting this month:
CINCINNATI CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Cincinnati Cabinet of Curiosities is a 40-page comic anthology exploring the paranormal lore of six locations in the Cincinnati region. Local children’s book illustrator (and avid DnD player) Christina Wald and editor Kat Klockow collected the area’s best hauntings and urban legends for this book. Back the Kickstarter campaign and secure your copy by Nov. 2!
TRUE HEART: INTUITIVE TAROT GUIDEBOOK AND DECK
Actress and long-time tarot practitioner Rachel True, best known for her role as Rochelle in the ’90s cult classic The Craft, offers up her tarot card deck and guidebook boxed set in True Heart. Throughout the book, she recounts many stories about her life and how her intuitive approach to tarot has guides her experiences.
SLAY: STORIES OF THE VAMPIRE NOIRE
SLAY: Stories of the Vampire Noire — a revolutionary anthology celebrating vampires of the African Diaspora. SLAY is a groundbreaking unique collection and will be a must-have for vampire lovers all over the world. Drawing from a variety of cultural and mythological backgrounds, SLAY dares to imagine a world of horror and wonder where Black protagonists take center stage — as vampires, as hunters, as heroes. From immortal African deities to resistance fighters; matriarchal vampire broods to monster hunting fathers; coming of age stories to end of life stories, SLAY is a groundbreaking Afrocentric vampire anthology celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the African diaspora.
“IS IT TRANSPHOBIC?” PODCAST
The “Is It Transphobic?” podcast is hosted by Ashley Lauren Rogers with other trans and non-binary folks discussing movies and TV show episodes that other critics and media outlets have deemed transphobic. Most recently, the IIT crew explored Alien, Hazbin Hotel and The Lost Boys.
What are you watching/reading for spooky season?