Month: March 2012

Roundup three

After a bit of a delay, here’s our last batch of new posts for round two of Women Write About Comics: Favourite Stories Starring Women. Read! Comment! Enjoy all of these free recommendations! Favorite Stories Starring Women: Agent 355, by Erin.

Round Two, Roundup Two

Three posts (and three comics to check out, if you haven’t already) for your evening delectation! Today we’ve got Claire on iZombie, Ashleyon Death: The High Cost of Living, and Jess on Young Justice. Lots of juicy analysis here, about comics, storytelling female characters, and representation.

Round two: Favourite Stories Starring Women

IT BEGINS. Round two of Women Write About Comics starts now! (Actually, it started yesterday but your editor was held up by toilet paper couture, a fake Irish family dinner, and the finale of The Walking Dead). We bid you welcome, you lovely people who write and read about comics. All this week, your fellow…

Good Comics and Girls

Search for the best female characters in comics on Google. The top result is this list of the 25 Hottest Female Comic Characters. 80% of the best superheroes are dudes, according to IGN. Empire put together a list of the 50 Best Characters In Comics and 85% of them are male.

Part of the Problem

I remember being about 10, and playing the X-Men arcade game that was basically a ripoff of Street Fighter, only you could be Dazzler instead of Cammy. Over my shoulder, I heard a kid behind me say, “A GIRL?” Back then, it didn’t bother me. I wore it with a badge of pride. Yes, I…

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