#91: Jude Ellison S. Doyle

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On Episode 91 of the Capes and Tights Podcast, Justin Soderberg welcomes Jude Ellison S. Doyle to the show to discuss his latest comic book The Neighbors at BOOM! Studios and more! Doyle is an author, columnist, and comic book writer.

Under his former pen name “Sady Doyle,” Jude is the author of Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear… and Why, which has been called “smart, funny and fearless” (Boston Globe), “compelling” and “persuasive” (New York Times Book Review). The Atlantic predicted that “Trainwreck will very likely join the feminist canon.” Doyle’s second book, Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy and the Fear of Female Power was named a Best Non-Fiction Book of 2019 by Kirkus Reviews and was shortlisted for Starburst Magazine’s Brave New Words award.

In 2021, Jude published Maw, a 5-issue comic series with artist A.L. Kaplan, for BOOM! Studios. The collected edition was published in August of 2022. It’s his favorite thing ever.

Jude Ellison S. Doyle also founded the feminist blog Tiger Beatdown in 2008, led several successful social media awareness campaigns, including #MooreandMe and #MenCallMeThings, won the Women’s Media Center’s first Social Media Award in 2011, and was a founding staffer at Rookie Magazine and a contributor to the bestselling anthologies Book of Jezebel and Nasty Women.

His pieces have appeared in Elle, The Guardian, The Atlantic, The Awl, Buzzfeed, and all across the Internet. He currently writes a regular column at Medium’s GEN, and appears frequently at XTra. He’s spoken at Harvard, SXSW, and Netroots Nation. He once made a flowchart about farts for the New York Times.

About Jude Ellison S. Doyle’s The Neighbors

When Janet and Oliver Gowdie move to a quaint mountain town, their daughter Casey becomes part of a horrific chain of events revealing that their neighbors are anything but what they seem.Soon an unsettling old woman named Agnes Early fixates on Janet and Oliver’s other daughter-2-year-old Isobel. It becomes clear that it’s impossible to know who to trust… or who is even still human…

Steeped in Irish and English folklore and mythology, Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Maw) joins artist Letizia Cadonici (House of Slaughter), and colorist Alessandro Santoro (Bloom) to tread new ground in changeling horror. A tale perfect for fans of Eat the Rich and The Nice House on the Lake!


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