Tag: Gail Simone

Clean Room #18, cover by Jenny Frison. Vertigo. 2017.

Clean Room: I May Need To Take A Sick Day

Clean Room vol. 1-3 Gail Simone (writer), Jon Davis-Hunt (artist), Walter Geovani (artist), Quinton Winter (colorist), Jenny Frison (covers), Shelly Bond (editor), Molly Mahan (editor) Vertigo (an imprint of DC Comics) 2015-2017 Spoiler Warning: this review contains some general spoilers about the plot and characters What it’s about: A reporter loses everything and vows to…

Gail Simone: She Writes Icons

Gail Simone. She does things. There’s a reason why fandom loves her, and it’s not just because of the amusing romps her thoughts inspire on Twitter. We love her because she takes characters with delicate histories–or not so delicate histories–and holds them and reshapes them with loving hands. She can turn characters and situations that…

My Top Ten Feminist Comic Covers of 2013

For the purposes of this article, I’m narrowing down the definition of feminist to include covers which avoid showcasing the breasts and/or butt of any woman portrayed, avoid poses as viewed between the legs or worm’s eye view directly at the crotch, and which also avoid incorporating those elements with minimizing clothing or otherwise oversexualizing…

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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