• Mighty Marvel Monday: The Superior Or Just Regular Tony Stark

    Mighty Marvel Monday: The Superior Or Just Regular Tony Stark0

    • July 21, 2014

    Monday again! This has been quite the week for Marvel — LadyThor (wait, we aren’t supposed to call her that) and Fal-Cap caused a significant amount of Internet rabble rousing. What else has been going on at the House of Ideas?

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  • Greg Pak Seeds The Clouds With Hashtag #WhyILoveStorm

    Greg Pak Seeds The Clouds With Hashtag #WhyILoveStorm0

    A tiny blurb in Previews magazine created a tempest  over Storm #1 – a series fans have been a long time waiting for. Series writer Greg Pak expressed why this means so much to him, “I’ve loved Storm since I was a kid biking down to Lone Star Comics in North Dallas to stare in

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  • Cosplaying While Black: The Expense of Representing

    Cosplaying While Black: The Expense of Representing2

    I have been a comic geek since I was thirteen. I have been a brown-skinned girl all my life. Costuming started as fun for me, but has become equal parts mission and frustration. I started cosplaying when I didn’t even know the word “cosplay”. And forget the resources available to cosplayers these days. Back then?

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  • Storm building: where’s Ororo’s solo book?

    Storm building: where’s Ororo’s solo book?5

    • January 29, 2014

    My comic addiction started with Classic X-Men, which reprints Uncanny X-Men #93 onward and includes secondary stories that transform the characters from superheroes into actual human beings. Classic X-Men #3 was one of the first issues I read, and it didn’t take long for Storm to become a favourite. If you assume my adoration of

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  • My Top Ten Feminist Comic Covers of 2013

    My Top Ten Feminist Comic Covers of 20137

    • January 20, 2014

    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

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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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