About Us

Welcome to Rogues Portal, an entertainment web site to cover all your geeky interests. The Rogues Portal team is here to tell you all about what’s out there in the geek world with reviews, podcasts, columns and more. Our content is written by fans, for fans.


Editorial Staff

Stephanie Cooke
Editor In Chief
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Stephanie is a Toronto based writer and editor. She’s a comic book fan, avid gamer, movie watcher, lover of music, and sarcasm. She is a purveyor of too many projects and has done work for Talking Comics, JoBlo.com, Agents of Geek, Word of the Nerd, C&G Magazine, Dork Shelf, and more.

She was selected for Mark Millar’s 2017 Millarworld Talent Search and is writing a “Huck” story for the Millarworld Anthology. She additionally wrote “Lungarella (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, 2016), “Behind Enemy Linens” (BLOCKED Anthology, 2017), “Home and Country” (Toronto Comics Anthology, 2017) and more to come. You can read more about her shenanigans over on her personal web site.

Anelise Farris
Co-Managing Editor & Comics Editor
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I’m an English PhD Student that specializes in folklore and mythology, literature of the fantastic, and disability studies. Basically, I’m a professional geek. When not studying or teaching, I read; I write; I yoga; I travel; I play with my fur babies; and, I watch way too many (if that’s a thing) horror movies.

Insha Fitzpatrick
Co-Managing Editor & Movies/TV Editor
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Insha writes for Geek.com. Co-manages and edits for Rogues Portal. Straight Up Hufflepuff. Talks on film runners. Loves true crime. Tries Her best. Stays the weirdest.

Stephanie Pouliotte
Video Games &
Content Editor

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Comics junkie. Internet lurker. Fantastic beast. I spend most of my time immersed in strange and fantastical stories, be it through books, comics, video games, movies or TV shows. Oh and I sometimes writes things down and stuff.

Chris Becker
Video Games Editor




Brooke Ali

Brooke grew up in Nova Scotia on a steady diet of scifi, fantasy, anime, and video games. She now works as a genealogist and lives in Toronto with her husband and twin nerds-in-training. When she’s not reading and writing about geek culture, she’s knitting, spinning, and writing about social history.

Jim Allegro

Hafsa Alkhudairi is doing her MA Contemporary Literature and Culture at Birkbeck College, University of London, living in London, UK. She is graduating hopefully in October and has her heart set on going into publishing until she decides whether there is a PHD in her future. Current Project: Figuring out who is the big bad female villain in Marvel and DC.

Hafsa Alkhudairi

Hafsa Alkhudairi is doing her MA Contemporary Literature and Culture at Birkbeck College, University of London, living in London, UK. She is graduating hopefully in October and has her heart set on going into publishing until she decides whether there is a PHD in her future. Current Project: Figuring out who is the big bad female villain in Marvel and DC.

Jay Borenstein

Appreciator of nerd culture and art, writes about video games, cartoons, comics, and whatever else strikes his fancy. Blogger here at Rogues Gallery and on his private blog Nerd Speaker. Might be a cartoon character.

Gregory Brothers

Greg is a teacher, a life long student of all things pop culture, and an avid sports fan. When not spending time with spending time with family you may find him arguing the finer points of if Magneto was right, or who the best pro athlete is.

Robert Coffil

Sales Person by day and geek stuff enthusiast by night. Just a guy who likes comic books. My favorite comic book is ‘Saga’. I love ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ and I watch ‘Game of Thrones’.
“Hoc Opus, Hic labor est”

Rhian Dixon

I’m a photographer and lifestyle blogger for my very own website. A manga and anime enthusiast who trains Super Saiyan style, I’m also partial to buying Asian films and never watching them. x

Andrew Dmytrasz


Stacy Dooks

Stacy Dooks is a writer and assorted pop culture fanatic whose childhood fixations on the works of Jim Henson, George Lucas, and DC Comics laid the groundwork for his current status as a pop culture junkie chatterbox. He currently resides in Calgary, Alberta while he waits for his TARDIS coral to finish growing. For more of his observations on popular culture, check out The Fanboy Power Hour.

Michael Farris Jr.

Michael is a Virginia-born Idaho convert and a huge fan of sci-fi. He took time off from comics and sci-fi during the dark years of being a teenager and trying to impress girls, but has since married an amazing woman with whom he regularly can geek out and be himself. He’s also a drummer, loves metal music, and can always be found in a melancholy state while watching all things DC sports.

Heather Fischer

Heather Fischer is an avid reader, player of video and RPG games, and a fair-weather writer. Although she tries to kid herself, she may in fact be the definition of a cat lady. She resides outside Chicago with her two fur-babies. In an alternate universe, she is the reigning paper airplane champ, now four years running.

Sean Frankling

Don’t let his glasses fool you, Sean Frankling is actually a huge dork. When he’s not working toward a career as a Mild Mannered Reporter, he runs a pop culture and writing podcast with fellow Rogues Portal reviewer, Laura Forsey. You can find it at http://www.franklyimplausible.com

Stephanie Gerk

A hermit who enjoys video games, comics, and everything science fiction.

Jameson Hampton

Jamey is a non-binary adventurer from Buffalo, NY who wishes they were immortal so they’d have time to visit every coffee shop in the world. They write code, like plants, record podcasts, categorize zines and read tarot cards. Ask them about Star Wars or Vampire: the Masquerade if you dare.

Ryan M. Holt

I am a Colorado based freelancer and soon to be graduate who loves movies and games. My wife and two stupid cats keep me grounded.

Cameron Kieffer

Cameron Kieffer wears many hats. He is a freelance writer and artist, creator of the webcomic “Geek Theory” and is co-host of the Nerd Dump podcast. He lives in Topeka with his wife and increasingly growing comic book collection.

Frank Lanza


Ruined for life by the Goblin Queen at age 13, Frank is a lifelong comics enthusiast. Somehow he finds the time to read funny books while being a husband and father to three amazing kids. With collecting passions that range from the entire run of Uncanny X-Men to the world of original comic art and commissions, Frank tries to share his love of comics with anyone that will listen. 

Evan Maroun

A writer, photographer, and part-time crime fighter currently based in Upstate, NY. You can usually find him watching the latest indie flick, planning an adventure, or geeking out on Twitter about the latest in pop culture.

Molly McGowan

Molly McGowan is a consulting archivist, or historical gossip connoisseur, living in Boston. Her passions in life are making elaborate crafts to foist upon her loved ones, trying not to get trampled on the rugby pitch, soliciting life advice from her many tarot decks, and searching eternally for the perfect vegetarian Buffalo wings.

Josh Rose

Basically a hobbit, Josh is always enjoying food and drink, and going on unexpected adventures. Beware if you see him without a cup of coffee: caffeination deprivation makes this boy go loco.

Nick Schofield

Nick is a writer based outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Besides being a marketing professional, he spends too much of his time tweeting about dinosaurs and watching excess amounts of television.

Nico Sprezzatura

Nico Frank Sprezzatura, middle name optional. 24. Schrödinger’s writer.


Christoph Staffl 

Michael Walls-Kelly


Cory Webber

Cory Webber is a devoted entrepreneur, husband and father. Having recently discovered the wonderful world of comics, he spends most of his free time devouring issue upon issue. The rest of his free time is devoted to sleeping.

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