From rebellion leaders to scream queens and everything in-between, women have shaped sci-fi and fantasy since its inception. Each week Fangrrls founder & managing editor Cher Martinetti and contributing editor and author Preeti Chhibber celebrate the countless badass women in geek culture through funny, witty, and unfiltered deep dives into the nerdverse.
Creature from the Black Lagoon is a science fiction classic and its iconic Gill-Man one of the most recognizable and famous monsters ever created. It should have marked the beginning of a long film career for creator Milicent Patrick. But thanks to an egomaniacal boss, it would be her last film before fading to obscurity.