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Why Full House’s Kimmy Gibbler Was NOT the Wacky Neighbor

30 Aug

Sometimes I do things that have absolutely nothing to do with comics, but are still kind of awesome. This is one of those times!

 

If you’re a child of the 90’s, you’ll definitely want to check out my latest article for Slacktory — Why Full House’s Kimmy Gibbler Was NOT the Wacky Neighbor

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Five Reasons Why I Love Rita Repulsa

27 Mar Rita Gets Crunk

So I thought long and hard about what my first official blog post should be about. Should I discuss the trials and tribulations of being a self-published comic book writer? Should I discuss my theories and opinions of the latest comic books and films? While I pondered I looked up from the screen, hoping to be struck with divine inspiration, I spotted my Rita Repulsa figure looking down at me. Her hands were in the thumbs-up position as if to say–

Power Rangers Rita Repulsa

Image Source: Myspace

“After 10,000 years I’m free—it’s time to conquer your blog!”

For those of you who didn’t grow up in the 90s, Rita Repulsa is the main antagonist from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Rita is an evil sorceress who was imprisoned in a space dumpster and left to rot on the moon, until some astronauts disturbed her slumber. When she woke up she took one look around and said “Fuck it, I’m taking over.”

I’ve always had a special place in my geeky heart for Power Rangers and Rita is my all-time number one homegirl. If I ever decided to do drag, I’d be Rita Repulsa—no punny name necessary, no elaborate drag outfit, I’d literally just become Rita.

So you might be wondering why such a throwaway character from my childhood has stuck with me for so long and why I continue to love her. Well I can’t give you one good reason— but I can give you five.

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