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  • Guest Post: Ultra Woman1

    • May 24, 2013

    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?0

    • May 23, 2013

    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

  • Carol Appreciation: Carol and the Stories of Other Women1

    • July 21, 2012

    A guest post by Garrideb This is the third in our series of Carol Appreciation posts. Also check out Megan Byrd’s review of Captain Marvel #1, and Valtyr’s ode to Ultimate Carol. One of the most insidious forms of sexism is the valuing of stories about men above stories about women. An obvious symptom of

  • Guest Post: Let’s zap some ladies!9

    • June 22, 2012

    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