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Comedic spin on fairy tales in ‘Cursed Princess Club’

Comedic spin on fairy tales in ‘Cursed Princess Club’

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2019

Why do princesses always have to be drop-dead gorgeous? Why can’t there be normal looking princesses? Or better yet . . . a princess who may not be so fair and perfect? “Cursed Princess Club” created by webtoon artist LambCat turns the tables on typical fairy tale tropes. Instead of depicting a ...

‘Lore Olympus’ retells a classic Greek myth

‘Lore Olympus’ retells a classic Greek myth

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2018

Modern retellings of Greek mythology never fail to be entertaining. In the webtoon “Lore Olympus” created by Rachel Smythe, Greek mythology mixes with modern day culture to retell the classic story of Hades and Persephone. In the webtoon, Hades is the ruler of the Underworld and the only one of ...

‘Let’s Play’ showcases Youtube culture, diversity

‘Let’s Play’ showcases Youtube culture, diversity

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2018

YouTube culture, memes and themes of social anxiety meet diversity and relationships of different variety in the webcomic “Let’s Play” written and illustrated by Mongie. Available on WebToon, “Let’s Play” tells the story of Sam, a shy and introverted gamer who has finally developed he...

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