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Samantha Puc

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Samantha Puc is an essayist and culture critic whose work has been featured on Bitch Media, The Mary Sue, Bustle, and elsewhere. She mostly writes intersectional pop culture analysis with a particular focus on representation of LGBTQ and fat characters in fiction. Samantha is the managing editor at The Beat, as well as the co-creator and editor-in-chief of Fatventure Mag, an outdoors zine for fat folx who are into being active, but not into toxic weight-loss culture. She lives in Montana with her partner and cats.

What’s bugging Jessica Drew? Find out in the new SPIDER-WOMAN, debuting...

Spider-Woman is back to weaving her own web.

MARVEL’S VOICES #1 anthologizes talent from the podcast series with Gay,...

Pick it up in February, then tune in for another season of the Marvel's Voices podcast.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: The journey continues in JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL:...

Can Ordon and Fara turn the tides before it's too late?

Y: THE LAST MAN TV series adds a transgender character

This could be a huge step for trans representation in sci-fi — but the story's premise still creates some potential pitfalls.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: BETTY BOOP’S GUIDE TO A BOLD AND BALANCED LIFE...

Betty Boop wants you to celebrate you, even if there is no special occasion.

Recap: HIS DARK MATERIALS S1E3 — “The Spies”

On daemons, Gobblers, alethiometers, spies, and parallel worlds...

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: In B.B. FREE #2, our eponymous hero is on...

b.b. free #2 hits shelves December 11, 2019.

REVIEW: CHARLIE’S ANGELS is almost* the perfect movie

*Except for a cameo that undermines the core tenet of the film.

Spike Lee to direct PRINCE OF CATS based on the Ronald...

Lee will also work with Wimberly and scribe Selwyn Seyfu Hinds to rewrite the existing script.

A Year of Free Comics: KYOKO follows one girl’s rebellion in...

Kyoko is an action-packed, emotional story about rebellion and bravery, but it's also about found family and trust.

Explore Diana’s teen years in WONDER WOMAN: TEMPEST TOSSED, coming June...

Laurie Halse Anderson and Leila Del Duca are teaming up for this all-new story.