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.
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.
We’re fully immersed in holiday spirit but that won’t stop us from reality checking with a quick look at the news.
Tell me what to do.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Dark Horse editor Scott Allie chats with Persephone Magazine about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season Nine’s big moments and fans’ burning questions on the release of the latest issue. This is part two of two in a series of interviews with the Buffy comic editor and writer. Warning: major spoilers for issues #1-8 of Buffy […]
If you have even an ounce of comic book geek in your blood, you’re probably excited about The Avengers movie that’s scheduled to open in a few months. Personally, I got goosebumps when I saw the trailer during the Super Bowl a few weeks ago. What can I say, I’m a sucker for a good […]
I can practically feel you rolling your eyes at me right now. “Another pretentious snot who gets all shitty about a stupid cute font,” you’re probably thinking. And, well, you’re right. I’m pretentious, I’m a snot, and I fucking hate Comic Sans.