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Top 10: WTF, Spider-Manga

Spider-Man! He’s been around the world a couple of times. Remember this? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi7qJ4MLCaw&w=420&h=315] That’s not what we’re here to talk about. We’re here for the Spider-Man manga, released eight years previously and with a wildly different subject matter. This Spider-Man was Komori Yuu (neither Japanese Spider-Man was Peter Parker, nor even alliterative — the toku version…

News & Things: Bi Pride, we have it!

Welcome back to News & Things! Today it’s all bi everything, in honour of yesterday’s Bi Pride/Bisexuality Visibility Day. News Why are the Fall’s LGBT Movies Going Straight to DVD? Film.com discusses an unfortunate trend in queer film distribution. Bi Political Leaders Blazing a Trail for Others Ellyn Ruthstrom on five notable out bisexual U.S….

What’s Hot? September 2013

What’s hot? Well listen– You might have picked up the hints, reader, but let me confirm – we, your contributing team, are women! Women writing about comics. We share this shocking fact in the hope that publicly being Real Nerd Girls might help you/us/everybody forget anybody was ever surprised that people could like things that…

News & Things: The Supreme Excitement of Our Time

Welcome back to News & Things! This week we’re back from Small Press Expo, have new Marvel Studios rumors, and our countdown to Halloween continues! Read of the Week Comics Alliance interviews Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin about March, the autobiographical graphic novel about the Civil Rights Movement: “Each time I pick up the…

0 Shades of Grey: Female Antiheroes on TV

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an antihero is “a protagonist or notable figure who is conspicuously lacking in heroic qualities.” Urban Dictionary takes this definition one step further, claiming that an antihero is “a flawed hero, and therfore (sic), much more intresting (sic) then (sic) the more traditional heros (sic).” Don’t worry. You haven’t stumbled…

News & Things: Spirits

Welcome to News & Things! Hope you’re having a lucky Friday the 13th. Today we have J.K. Rowling, The Walking Dead, the return of Korra, and more! Read of the Week Stop It, Show! examines the gender disparity in British and American television writing staffs. News J.K. Rowling & Warner Bros. Plan New Harry Potter-Inspired Films…

Love, Marriage, and its Place in Comics

I love comic books but sometimes the industry makes me want to cry. I’m sure you’ve heard the news but, if not, read it and weep with me (note: J.H. Williams III blogged about it on his site but due to high traffic, the site is down as of this writing). There are a number…

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