Tag: Saga

Top 10 Tearjerker Comics

If you’ve never sobbed into the pages of a newly purchased comic, give it time; you probably just haven’t been reading them for long enough. In the immortal words of Jack Kirby, “comics will break your heart.” Here are ten books that will put you on the road to heartache… Note: We have avoided spoilers…

News & Things: Saga(s) of the Swamp Thing

News Gal Gadot Signs Three Picture Deal, Including Wonder Woman Solo Film Though the upcoming Superman/Batman flick has been pushed back to 2016, Gadot has signed for at least three appearances as Wonder Woman, including a proposed Justice League film and a solo Wonder Woman film. From Swamp Thing to Saga with Brian K. Vaughan…

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…

Awesome Awards: Winners!

Voting has concluded and the results are in–here are your winners . Remember, the 2013 Awesome Awards were nominated  and voted by you. And you guys have good taste. Cartoonist — Noelle Stevenson Creator of Nimona and the upcoming Lumberjanes, you can find some of her other comics here.

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…

(late) Summer Reading

Summer reading lists usually come out in late spring, early summer. Just as you’re starting to dream of a cold drink on a hot afternoon (or consuming your body weight in liquid, while being submerged in liquid, as one does). This ain’t no ordinary summer reading list though, it’s specifically, a late summer reading list,…

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