Review: Batwoman #21

Batwoman #21 DC Comics J.H. Williams III & W. Haden Blackman Francesco Francavilla Sometimes the best way to get to know a character is to see them through their villain’s eyes. That’s the case in DC’s Batwoman #21, written by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman and drawn by Francesco Francavilla. The story focuses…

(late) Summer Reading

Summer reading lists usually come out in late spring, early summer. Just as you’re starting to dream of a cold drink on a hot afternoon (or consuming your body weight in liquid, while being submerged in liquid, as one does). This ain’t no ordinary summer reading list though, it’s specifically, a late summer reading list,…

News & Things: New newsies!

Welcome back to News & Things. I’m happy to welcome aboard Leslie and Kayleigh, who’ll be packing our weekly news grabbag, and reporting on geek news. I hope you’ll enjoy their random link selection, as much as you have mine. –Megan Purdy

Oh hey, we’re back.

Welcome back to Women Write About Comics, your favourite (no, trust me) interview emporium, essayist collective, blog carnival host, and sharer of comics-adjacent news. There are still a few things left unfinished, but we’re a casual kind of comics blog, so I figured, why not? Since we last spoke, I’ve hired new writers, and convinced…

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,…

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