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Riri Williams, Iron Man | Marvel Comics

Cover Girl: Why Doesn’t Riri Williams Look 15?

This J. Scott Campbell Midtown Comics variant cover for Invincible Iron Man depicts 15 year old Riri Williams in the same outfit as she wore on the cover that introduced her to us. She has the same hairstyle, the same earrings. Instead of the ghost of Stark’s past in the background, there’s an industrial robotic…

Riri Williams, Iron Man | Marvel Comics

Who Does Marvel Care About: J. Scott Campbell’s Sexualization of 15yo Riri Williams

Those of us who have been in comics a long time know the deal with variant covers: They exist to inflate, I mean, increase sales numbers, and their target audience is people who actually know about variant covers and will pre-order them. So they’re for the fans who truly committed to and entrenched in the…

Mantles, Crowns, and Knowledge: What RiRi Williams Needs

The second I see a panel of RiRi Williams sleeping without a bonnet or silk pillowcase, I’m gonna be waiting for my apology from Big 2 comics folks and their defenders. Black hair is important to me. I have it. My family has it. My friends have it. Black hair is simultaneously an outlet for…

Ironheart in her armour standing protectively

Cover Reveal: Ironheart 2020 #1

As announced last fall at New York City Comic Con, Marvel’s Iron Man 2020 event begins this month with Iron Man 2020 #1 starring Arno Stark. The event will feature several spin-off titles, including Ironheart 2020. Ironheart, aka Riri Williams, debuted in Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato Jr.’s Invincible Iron Man #9 (2015), and got her…

Last Week's Episode

Last Week’s Episode: Sailor Moon Sings in America

WWAC runs all what comics news is fit to print over at Previously — but every day brings its own deluge of comics-adjacent news. So here’s a new column, Last Week’s Episode, where we curate the most interesting bits of comic film, TV, and other media each week. According to me, anyway!