• Better Know a Batwoman

    Better Know a Batwoman0

    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

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  • Marguerite Bennett on Changing the Gender Landscape of Comics

    Marguerite Bennett on Changing the Gender Landscape of Comics0

    Marguerite Bennett is a name many will immediately recognise. She is the writer behind DC’s Batwoman and Bombshells, Marvel’s A-Force and Angela: Queen of Hel, as well as her own series, InSeXts and Animosity. There is one general theme in Bennett’s comics, something not often seen in comics creators’ bodies of work: a plethora of

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  • 52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: Aug Week Two 2017

    52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: Aug Week Two 20170

    Or However Many I Feel Like, And They May Not All Be Facts Welcome back to By The Numbers, the column where I count things in the first 5 pages of this week’s new comics from DC! This column will contain spoilers, but they’ll all be from the 5-page section of the book available in

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  • Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for August

    Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for August0

    Hey! It is the second installment of Geek Mystique, the lifestyle section’s monthly lifestyle news column. These links are lovingly curated by I (um…me), your lifestyle editor, based on what is trending right now…and also just what I really like such as Lisa Frank leggings and mermaid crowns.

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  • Batwoman and DADT, Karen K. Burrows

    Batwoman and DADT, Karen K. Burrows3

    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

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  • Short & Sweet: Wolf Spider Bikini Bingo

    Short & Sweet: Wolf Spider Bikini Bingo0

    Wolves, spiders, wolf-spiders, and more! This week we review Batwoman, Red Sonja, Adventure Time, Loki: Ragnarok and Roll and SPOOKS.

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