Northstar’s Wedding Passed Singapore Censors Because it Was “Balanced,” Keven Keller’s Not

Banner: Life With Archie #16

Earlier this month, Singapore censors banned Life With Archie #16, which featured the wedding of gay veteran Kevin Keller and his physiotherapist Clay. But Astonishing X-Men #51, which depicted Northstar’s wedding to longtime boyfriend Kyle, made it through.

The Penguin’s Goose is Cooked: Batman Eternal Check In #14-15


Previously in Batman Eternal . . . Tim and Harper stole our hearts, Lieutenant Bard dropped the hammer on the gang war, Gordon had an identity crisis when his not-so-dead son came to visit, and Stephanie Brown’s father made us question his skills as a villain. Got all that? Good, … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (2)


The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the … Continue reading

#RomanceRevisited Caption Contest: We Have a Winner!

stock: True War Romance 16, digital comics museum

For the inaugural #RomanceRevisited caption this contest, our readers successfully summoned their inner Golden Age romance comic writers and crafted some truly superb submissions. Captions for our consideration were so appropriately bizarre, we could have sworn at least one of you wrote First Love Illustrated #88. Having received the most likes, … Continue reading

Kotex Heads to Comic Con – Because Geek Girls Bleed Too

Kotex | Razer Naga

For Christmas one year, my friends got me a Razer Naga gaming mouse. When I picked up my monthly requirements a short while later, my husband was confused. “Why did you buy another gaming mouse?” “This isn’t a gaming mouse, dear. These are gaming tampons.” Turns out, my little joke isn’t … Continue reading