Posts by Chelsy Bloomfield

About Chelsy Bloomfield

Chelsy Bloomfield is an artist, cosplayer, writer, and comic book aficionado. She is the founder of Utah’s Graphic Novel Book Club, the first of its kind in Utah, and has hosted monthly meetings since 2011. If she is not writing or preparing for the next book club meeting, she can be found yelling about conspiracy theories on the internet or playing with her perfect puppy, Puffin.


How Writing for Women Created an Entire Cultural Phenomena

How Writing for Women Created an Entire Cultural Phenomena

In 1944, the Market Research Company of America estimated that 91 percent of girls ages six thru eleven read comic books. The pop sensation of heroes in capes seemed to transcend gender, and one woman, Dorothy Woolfolk, is even credited with helping to manifest Superman's infamous weakness: Kryptonite. While the birth of comics seemed to […]

WWE Clash of Champions:  Drew McIntyre Retains After a LOT of Help

WWE Clash of Champions: Drew McIntyre Retains After a LOT of Help

Match six at the Clash of Champions in the ThunderDome was the long-awaited ambulance match between Randy Orton and current WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre. The two men have gone back and forth relentlessly for the past few weeks, with Orton breaking Drew's jaw who then responded in kind with THREE CLAYMORE KICKS IN A SINGLE […]

WWE Clash of Champions:  Street Profits Maintain After A Quick 3 Count

WWE Clash of Champions: Street Profits Maintain After A Quick 3 Count

The fourth match of Clash of Champions at ThunderDome inside Orlando's Amway Center was for the Raw Tag Team Championship which followed Apollo Crews and Bobby Lashley's match for the United States Championship (with Lashley retaining the title and the WWE still not knowing what to do with Ricochet). Andrade and Angel Garza entered the […]

WWE Clash of Champions: Asukas Strength vs Vegas Speed

WWE Clash of Champions: Asuka's Strength vs Vega's Speed

The second showdown of Clash of Champions came in hot on the heels of the ladder match between Sami Zayn, AJ Styles, and Jeff Hardy (with Sami being victorious in winning the two Intercontinental Championship titles). While everyone was recovering from seeing Jeff Hardy being handcuffed to a ladder by HIS EAR, it was hard […]

You Look Like Death: A Look Into Klaus and the Umbrella Academy

You Look Like Death: A Look Into Klaus and the Umbrella Academy

Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death #1 shows a hard look into Klaus' biggest binge on drugs and the urge to chase that high into the void. The long and complicated history between Hargreeve's fourth child is often alluded to but rarely shown in a cohesive story. Still, finally, the repercussions of […]

Legend of Korra: Turf War Continues the Avatars LGBTQ+ Representation

Legend of Korra: Turf War Continues the Avatar's LGBTQ+ Representation

When The Legend of Korra ended in 2014, fans watched as the two protagonists walked hand in hand into the spirit portal. Although there was a certain level of ambiguity in their relationship, show creators confirmed once the series concluded that Korra and Asami were absolutely a couple, in a move that gave LGBTQ+ fans […]

WWE Payback Results: The Big Dog is Back in Universal Champ Match

WWE Payback Results: The Big Dog is Back in Universal Champ Match

During the main event of SummerSlam last Sunday, Roman Reigns made a surprising return to the WWE in his first official appearance since March. In the main event of the Payback PPV, Reigns set up to go toe-to-toe against Bray Wyatt aka The Fiend and Braun Strowman in a "No Holds Barred" match for the […]

WWE Payback Results: Keith Lee Manhandles Orton All the Way to Victory

WWE Payback Results: Keith Lee Manhandles Orton All the Way to Victory

There was not much time to recover from the WWE spectacle that is Shayna Baszler, who managed to use Sasha Banks' body to help submit Bayley to an incredible submission. With the upset resulting in a new tag team women's champions, Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler sent their excitement into the next match which was […]

WWE Payback Results: King Corbin Loses His Crown to Matt Riddle

WWE Payback Results: King Corbin Loses His Crown to Matt Riddle

The third match of WWE Payback pay-per-view event came fast on the heels of the Big E versus Sheamus fight, with the former taking home the victory against the Celtic Warrior. With King Corbin continuously taunting one of the newest additions to SmackDown, Matt Riddle had the most to gain in this match against his […]

WWE Payback Results: U.S. Champ Apollo Crews vs Bobby Lashley

WWE Payback Results: U.S. Champ Apollo Crews vs Bobby Lashley

WWE Payback kicked off at the ThunderDome inside the Amway Center in Orlando Florida with a reminder of the backlash at SummerSlam which occurred only one week ago. Highlights included The Fiend versus Braun Stowman, who had their feud interrupted by none other than the big dog, Roman Reigns in his first WWE appearance since […]

Comics &#038 Complication: Racial Stereotypes and Golden Legacy Comics

Comics & Complication: Racial Stereotypes and Golden Legacy Comics

Physical exaggerations are nothing new to the comic book medium. Artists and creators utilize art as a way to create a narrative above and beyond the shortened text bubbles and portrayal of their comic book characters. While this gives their medium its life-form, it also leads to a simplified paradigm of what heroes, villains, and […]

Big Girls: How Ideological Extremes Hit Close to Home

Big Girls: How Ideological Extremes Hit Close to Home

At this point in time, most have either adjusted to their newfound life at home or have braved the world and gambled on their chances with the current pandemic. In either case, escaping reality or meeting it head-on, Jason Howard's (Trees, Wolf-Man) upcoming release called Big Girls addresses the complications with our new reality by […]

Timepiece Press &#8211 Independent Comics in the Time of COVID

Timepiece Press – Independent Comics in the Time of COVID

Timepiece Press may be one of the newest distributors to enter the comic book scene, surprisingly established this year just out of Cleveland, Ohio. Their internet presence is still in its budding stages, with only seven Instagram posts, seventeen likes on Facebook, and a very tenacious cat for an intern named Indy. In the midst […]

25 Years Later – The Hero of Witchblade Stands the Test of Time

25 Years Later – The Hero of Witchblade Stands the Test of Time

Somehow at the beginning of the Modern Age of comics, where Diamond Distribution was slowly gaining its foothold in the industry, a small imprint from Image was about to strike gold. Just three years before Top Cow's debut of Sara Pezzini in the Witchblade franchise, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Rob Liefield, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, […]

Comics &#038 Complication:  Lets Teach Kids About How Fun Drugs Are

Comics & Complication: Let's Teach Kids About How Fun Drugs Are?

Comics have long been on the front lines of social issues, with Stan Lee eschewing the Comics Code Authority by depicting the slippery slope of drug use to Super-Man going toe to toe with the Ku Klux Klan; there have been few times when anything mainstream has gone awry in public discourse. More on the […]

Bray Wyatt Enters the Swamp But The Fiend Exits: WWE Extreme Rules

Bray Wyatt Enters the Swamp, But The Fiend Exits: WWE Extreme Rules

The final match of The Horror Show at Extreme Rules was the long-awaited and heavily promoted Wyatt Swamp Fight, and although it was a non-title fight, the stakes were still higher than ever for current champion Braun Strowman. This main event highlighted Bray Wyatt as a "modern-day Doctor Frankenstein," who was taking credit for Braun's […]

Asuka v. Sasha Banks: The Mist Returns at WWE Extreme Rules

Asuka v. Sasha Banks: The Mist Returns at WWE Extreme Rules

WWE's The Horror Show at Extreme Rules followed up Seth Rollins and Rey Mysterio's Eye for an Eye match with Rollins vomiting on the sidelines, which segued to an equal display of showmanship and rivalry between current Raw Women's Champion Asuka vs. Sasha Banks. The women of WWE have long contended whether or not Asuka […]

WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules: MVP vs Apollo Crews Letdown

WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules: MVP vs Apollo Crews Letdown

WWE started off The Horror Show at Extreme Rules with a nail-biting match between The New Day vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro, with the latter proving victorious after Cesaro power bombed Kofi Kingston through not one, but two tables. This was followed by the long-awaited throw down between Nikki Cross and Bayley, where the WWE's […]

Comics &#038 Complication: Depictions of Women in Western Comics

Comics & Complication: Depictions of Women in Western Comics

Welcome to the seventh entry in the Comics & Complication series. The first dealt with the concept of heroism and The Nail, the second looked into anger and World War Hulk, the third is about comics as propaganda for social change, the fourth entry is about Spider-Man and his place in the health care system, […]

Comics &#038 Complication: War Violence and Adolescence

Comics & Complication: War, Violence, and Adolescence

Welcome to the fifth Comics & Complication series. The first dealt with the concept of heroism and The Nail, the second looked into anger and World War Hulk, the third is about comics as propaganda for social change, the fourth entry is about Spider-Man and his place in the health care system, and the fifth […]