• Diversity in Comics: Voting With Your Dollars

    Diversity in Comics: Voting With Your Dollars

    Diversity in comics, both on the page and amongst those creating them, has been at the forefront of comics journalism for the past several years. Highly visible, successful comics that feature diverse subjects and creators have provided hopeful signs of change. Image’s Saga features a woman of color as co-lead, and was co-created by artist

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  • Short & Sweet: Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Axis, and More!

    Short & Sweet: Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Axis, and More!

    Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1  Ryan North (W), Erica Henderson and Maris Wicks (A) Marvel Comics January 7, 2015 Squirrel Girl, Squirrel Girl! She’s a human and also a squirrel! And maybe she’s the greatest hero in the universe! Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1 is a bright, cheerful, exuberant read, and it’s my first “must read” comic

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  • Quick Change: Carrie-ing On

    Quick Change: Carrie-ing On

    It is eight o’clock in the morning, your fellow geek calls you up and announces a last-minute con she has decided to attend. Obviously, you have to go with her, but what to wear? It is now time to perform your own superhuman feat and put together an acceptable geek outfit from easily found items.

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  • iZombie Trailer: How Does it Compare to the Comic?

    iZombie Trailer: How Does it Compare to the Comic?

    The iZombie tv trailer has just dropped and gave us the first glimpse into just how they’ve adapted the delightful Vertigo comic into a CW show. For this iZombie comic fan it is…okay? The basics are still the same: a young woman (named Liv on the show but Gwen in the comics) is a zombie

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  • Power Girl’s New Suit Problem

    Power Girl’s New Suit Problem

    This image of the Tanya Spears as the new Power Girl has been circling around the internet, causing a stir by the lack of “boob window” in her outfit. I was thrilled myself until I saw the way she’s being drawn. Before I dive into my dismay, let me say there’s a lot to be

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  • Multifarious: Art of the Body

    Multifarious: Art of the Body

    Multifarious is back in the New Year, and for this one, we decided to go with a theme: art and the female body.

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  • Kickstarter of the Week: Atomic Size Matters

    Kickstarter of the Week: Atomic Size Matters

    If you ever wanted to learn more about solid state chemistry but aren’t exactly a scientist, this Kickstarter is for you! As a huge supporter of women and girls in STEM, Veronica Bern’s Kickstarter for Atomic Size Matters gets me excited. Using comics, Veronica wants to share her doctoral thesis in terms that non-chemists can

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  • Firm Feelings on the BatFamily: Damian Wayne Should Not Exist

    Firm Feelings on the BatFamily: Damian Wayne Should Not Exist

    I’ll start with this: I’m coming into this article knowing that there’s no point in me writing it. I know that. I was talking to WWAC’s Claire on Twitter about exactly this sort of thing—about the point of writing out opinions when there’s nothing to be done about them, about whether they’re productive, but supposedly

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