We’ve reached a tipping point where this idea of “superheroes are only male...– http://www.geekmom.com/2011/10/the-tipping-point-geek-girls-superheroes-and-the-dc-comics-reboot/ (via grimalkina)
Cookie baking bitch: Really good thoughts on the... →
georgethecat: Really good thoughts by Ragnell on Lobdell’s interview with Newsarama. Because I feel like he really didn’t get it and was basically saying in this interview that *we* the readers got it wrong, and our issues with Starfire’s portrayal were wrong because we were basing some of that on the wrong…
There's a Lot of B*tching About Catwoman in... →
The Batman: Arkham City video game is out, and the consensus, from all indications, is that this is a very good game indeed. While a fuller review is on the way from our own Senior Batmanologist Chris Sims, a recent article by the gaming website Kotaku pointed out an interesting issue with Arkham City involving — wait for it — the character of Catwoman. Notably that when you play...
Grant Morrison's Wonder Woman will tie feminist... →
According to Morrison, sales of Wonder Woman plummeted after Marston died and DC developed the largely chaste version of the character most of us recognize today, whom he described as “a cross between the Virgin Mary and Mary Tyler Moore.” In the way that Superman’s supposed to stand for men but at least he’s allowed to have some kind of element of sexuality, Wonder...
A look at DC's Batman Panel at NYCC
ladiesmakingcomics: dcwomenkickingass: Those are some very talented male creators. But wait isn’t Amy Reeder one of the show’s invited guests? Isn’t she, like Chris Burnham, on an upcoming Batbook? She said she was going to be on the panel on her blog two days ago. Isn’t Batwoman one of the Bat books? So where is she? Sigh. (photo via MTV Geek) Really DC? Really? After the...
Female Super-Hero Characters and Sex: Creators... →
mckelvie: A lengthy discussion with me, Kieron Gillen, Erika Moen, Kurt Busiek, Greg Rucka, G. Willow Wilson, Jeff Parker, Jess Fink, Brandon Graham, Sana Amanat, and Rachel Edidin. Worth a read.