• The Amazing Mary Jane #6: Thoroughly Modern Mary Jane

    The Amazing Mary Jane #6: Thoroughly Modern Mary Jane0

    Remember when, all of a sudden, Mary Jane Watson was showing up on every random Marvel comic cover, without it meaning anything about the book inside? Remember how weird that was, and sort of creepy, like, “Look, a babe. For no reason!”? Well it turns out that was a marketing campaign, for Mary Jane’s solo

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  • Cover Girl: The Amazing Mary Jane #1

    Cover Girl: The Amazing Mary Jane #10

    Welcome to Cover Girl. Each month, we gather a team of WWAC contributors to analyze a new and notable comic book cover featuring one or more women. This month, Nola, Claire, Wendy, and Emma examine Humberto Ramos’s cover of The Amazing Mary Jane #1.

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  • The Wedding Issue: Mary Jane Watson and Peter Parker

    The Wedding Issue: Mary Jane Watson and Peter Parker3

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” nothing gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, recent Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and her Maid of Honor Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and

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  • The Ballad of Peter Parker: Hannah Blumenreich’s Spidey Zine

    The Ballad of Peter Parker: Hannah Blumenreich’s Spidey Zine0

    Back in March, a bunch of people on Twitter retweeted a comic. What caught my attention wasn’t that it was a comic — I see a ton of short comics/illustrations every day — but that so many people retweeted it in such a short time. So I clicked on it… https://twitter.com/hannahblmnrch/status/708445047369256960 this is aces https://t.co/mjcqmNLd2J —

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  • Top 10: Hair. Ladies. Ladies’ Hair (Marvel)2

    • November 4, 2013

    Soon I will need to trim my hair, and so bouffants are on my mind. I don’t know about you, but eighty-five percent of my hairspiration comes from comics & comics’ surrounding suburbs. Right now I’m rocking a grown-out Major Kusanagi, f’rex. Two (three?) years ago I did the Rogue Fringe thing. Anyway there are a

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  • Love, Marriage, and its Place in Comics4

    • September 9, 2013

    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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