• Interview with Sue of DC Women Kicking Ass

    Breaking The Rules Comics, comic book movies and the power of the purse. Megan Purdy Does this blogger really need an introduction? For the uninitiated, Sue blogs about women in superhero comics at the incredibly popular DC Women Kicking Ass on Tumblr. She also maintains Superheroes Are For Girls and This: Moments for Women, and

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  • Interview with Alexa of Ladies Making Comics

    Ladies Making Great Comics Ladies in the Big Two, small press, and at the box office–and how to get more. Megan Purdy Ladies Making Comics covers the latest and greatest of female comics creators and their works. It’s run by Alexa, who is a tireless promoter of female creators. We talked about the genesis of

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  • Interview with Janelle Asselin

    Getting There The former DC editor talks getting more women into comics: not just reading, but writing and editing them, too. Elisabeth Pfeiffer  By this point, Janelle Asselin should be a recognizeable name if you’re into comics at all. The former DC Comics editor, now a children’s magazine editor with Disney, took on the perceptions

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  • Master Post: Carol Appreciation

    This is the master post for the Carol Danvers Appreciation special edition of the carnival. It’s basically Kelly Sue DeConnick’s fault. Captain Marvel Roundtable, feat. Megan Purdy, Megan Byrd, Liz Pfeiffer, Skalja, Cohen and Alisdair. A Love Letter, by Damalur. Carol, and the Stories of Other Women, by Garrideb. Ultimate Carol Danvers, by Valtyr. Review:

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  • Carol Appreciation: Captain Marvel roundtable

    Carol Appreciation: Captain Marvel roundtable

    This is the fifth (and final) post in our series of Carol Appreciation posts. Also check out Megan Byrd’s review of Captain Marvel #1, Valtyr’s ode to Ultimate Carol,  Garrideb’s look at Carol and female friendship, and Damalur’s Love Letter to Carol. So I was chatting about the debut issue of Captain Marvel on Twitter,

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  • Carol Appreciation: A Love Letter

    This is the fourth in our series of Carol Appreciation posts. Also check out Megan Byrd’s review of Captain Marvel #1, Valtyr’s ode to Ultimate Carol, and Garrideb’s look at Carol and female friendship.  When I walked into my comics shop on Wednesday, the owner–goes by the name of Steve, rarely seen without his Captain

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  • Carol Appreciation: Ultimate Carol Danvers

    Carol Appreciation: Ultimate Carol Danvers

    A guest post by Valtyr “I will arrest you, no matter how many times you outrank me.” In honour of Kelly Sue DeConnick’s new Captain Marvel, which Megan Byrd reviewed for us on Wednesday, I decided to dedicate the weekend to Carol Appreciation. This is the first in a series of guest posts about the

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  • Review: Captain Marvel #1

    Review: Captain Marvel #1

    Captain Marvel #1 Writer: Kelly Sue DeConnick Artist: Dexter Soy Marvel Comics A debut issue is a challenging beast in comics; this is doubly so for a book that is re-introducing an established character to old and new fans alike. It is a delicate balance between showing what we know to be true while still

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