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.

Samantha Pearson
Social Media &
Managing Editor

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Samantha Pearson is a freelance writer, editor, and social media manager residing in southern New England with her partner and two cats. She likes Shakespeare, space babes, bikes, and dismantling the patriarchy. She also loves vegan food. Her work currently appears on Rogues Portal, SheKnows, Shakespeare & Punk, and The Tempest. For more, see her portfolio.

Anelise Farris
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
Movie & TV Editor
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Insha is a writer, sleepy otter, and massive film nerd. She enjoys cartoons, comics, and b-movies. She talks on Comicsbound, Missfits, Weird+Wayward and writes for RP, B.M,D and Geek.com. She has an unnatural knowledge for everything Twilight Zone. Stay Weird. ♡

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.

Reed DeLuca
Books Editor
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Aside from being the Books Editor at Rogues Portal, Reed DeLuca is an archival assistant, labor historian, and community organizer. They enjoy long walks up mountains and academically destroying the things they love. They live in Southern New England and love getting emails about new science fiction and fantasy books for young adults featuring LGBTQ leads. Please ask them about their Star Wars tattoo, it makes them feel very important.

Chris Becker
Video Games Editor




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.

Shanicka Anderson

Shanicka Anderson is a freelance writer and editor from New York. Often and without prompting, she enjoys talking television, pop culture, Harry Styles, her year abroad in London, and the complexities of the Caribbean diaspora. If you’ve loved her words, check out her Twitter for a few more of them.

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.

Josh Canales

Texas born, raised, and trying to escape. Aspiring comic book writer. Lover of animals, large and small.

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.

John Dubrawa 


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.

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.

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.

Nico Sprezzatura

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

Christoph Staffl 

Michael Walls-Kelly


Join the team!


We are always seeking new voices to expand our coverage! If you’d like to write for us, send a pitch to one of our editors. We love reviews, essays, listicles, ongoing columns, or whatever else you want to send our way. If you’re a team player in the geek community, we’d love to have you at Rogues Portal!

You can follow Rogues Portal on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. For general inquiries, email us. All review copies and requests should be directed to Editor In Chief Stephanie Cooke.

Want to write for Rogues Portal? Email pitches to the section editor who would most likely want to publish your piece. (Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to pay contributors at this time.)

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