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An inventive double page spread from JH Williams III and Greg Rucka's Batwoman: Elegy, done in reds, blacks, and greys -- she leaps over panels showing men after being hit by her

Better Know a Batwoman

Another familiar face is joining the DC Arrowverse: Batwoman, presumably her current iteration as Kate Kane, the gay Jewish cousin of Bruce Wayne, who stalks the streets of Gotham and tends to date cops. She debuted in 2006 to much publicity, including coverage from the gay press. The brainchild of Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg…

Batwoman Don't Ask Don't Tell, Creators Greg Rucka, JH Williams III, DC Comics

Batwoman and DADT, Karen K. Burrows

When Kate Kane admits she’s gay in Detective Comics 859 (November 2009, Greg Rucka / J.H. Williams III), she does a lot more than out herself. Under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), the US law that prohibited gays and lesbians from serving openly in the country’s military, she gets herself kicked out of college and…

Review: Batwoman #26

Batwoman #26 Marc Andreyko, Jeremy Haun DC Comics *Sigh* I could leave it at that, but then you’d have no idea what I’m sighing about. Which, while potentially hilarious, would mean that I wouldn’t have the chance to go on at great length about my favorite comic book subject: Batwoman. We all know how much…

Roundtable: Race and Gender in Comics

The race and gender roundtable is here! Mixing it up were our resident writer Mai Pucik; Arturo Garcia, a writer for Racialicious; writer and comics publisher/editor Talisha Harrison; blogger and webcomic creator Jamie Kingston; and moderator Kelly Kanayama. In part one (of two), we talked about “diversity” characters in comics, the gendering of race, and…

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