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Guest Post: Why A Black Lois Lane Matters

“She is a fighter to the point of getting in over her head, but she does it to fight for truth and justice the same as Superman does… only she does it without powers.” Natasha Townsel This essay was previously published on DC Women Kicking Ass. I am a huge Superman fan.  No, let’s get…

Guest Post: Lois Lane’s Cry For Help

“Silver Age Lois didn’t seem to have any feminist gumption, but her readers may have found a subversive message among her tears.” Tim Hanley and Lori Wozney At first glance, the Silver Age Lois Lane had a lot going for her. She was an ace reporter for the Daily Planet, appeared regularly in various Super-books,…

Guest Post: Reflections on Golden & Sliver Age Lois

“Lois Lane had to survive in this man’s world and it’s important to understand the times and attitudes toward women when this story was written.” Maya K. I wasn’t planning on submitting an article for the Lois Lane celebration, because there are so many others better suited for the task. However, after reading this submission,…

Guest Post: Ultra Woman

The Super-Humanity of Lois & Clark’s Lois Lane  (And Why it’s So Important). Pamela Bodziock When Lois & Clark premiered in 1993, my ten-year-old self was instantly transfixed. Not, mind you, because of Superman (though I quite liked Dean Cain’s Clark Kent – and his super alter-ego). No, my heart belonged to one character and…

Guest Post: Lois Lane: Hero or Villain?

Golden Age Lois and the psychology of superhero romance. Michael May I’m thrilled that Lois Lane is getting her own celebration during the 75th Anniversary of Action Comics #1, but I haven’t always felt that way. It took me a long time to warm up to her. Some of that is my fault, but most…

Guest Post: Let’s zap some ladies!

Ashley Clayson blogs about comics at Blah Blah Witty Comment. She’s contributed to rounds two and three of Women Write About Comics, and today she’s going to make a case for more science-based heroines. It’s worth pointing out that not only is there a dearth of science-based heroines in fiction, real female science heroes tend…

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