Did you read Archie comic books growing up? If you’ve ever waited in line at a grocery store, the answer is yes.
OMG GUYS, this week. We don’t even know where to begin. Wait, yes we do, let’s get to it. Read More PoC News In America
I was given The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines for Christmas by my lovely wife. She was really excited for me to read the book because feminism and comic books are two of my favorite topics. Unfortunately, I was disappointed by this book. Read More Book Review: “The Supergirls” by Mike Madrid
We’re fully immersed in holiday spirit but that won’t stop us from reality checking with a quick look at the news.
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Marvel announced Tuesday on The View (of all places) that in an upcoming comic series, Thor will be deemed unworthy of Mjolnir (or “mewmew” for any Kat Dennings fans out there), and the power will instead be bestowed on a previously unknown female earthling. The story will launch sometime in October with series writer Jason Aaron still at the helm. Read More Three Cheers for Marvel: Thor Is Now a Woman
And the hits just keep on rolling, y’all. State legislatures have been busy passing even more anti-abortion bills that are probably unconstitutional, but that’s ok; we can pick up contraceptives at the 7-11! We’ve got another batch of terrible people, but there are a few others who have earned high fives this week. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Wearing Pants to the Prom
Superheros are rising in popularity these days with studios banking on big budget blockbusters like The Avengers movies, Chris Nolan’s Batman films, and the newly cast Spiderman. But, where are the superhero women? It’s hard for most people to name a female superhero beyond Wonder Woman. They may not get a lot of press, but there are actually lots of lady superheroes worth reading about who don’t have that iconic golden whip. Read More Lady Superheroes You Should Know About