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Wednesday, November 19 2014

From ‘Great White Father’ to Loisel’s Waif: The Troubled Tropes of Peter Pan

Loisel’s retelling is a gorgeous one. But it’s a contribution to a troubled tale. Is Neverland about rejecting adults – or just women?


Wednesday, November 12 2014

Caitlin Moran: Lady Sex Pirate and Working Class Hero

The remarkable author of How to Build a Girl wasn’t seeking controversy; she just wanted to change the world.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Pride and Mourning: “Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #2”

How does a woefully ill-equipped teenage girl cope with the loss of a loved one?


Thursday, October 16 2014

Captain Comics: Will TV’s ‘Constantine’ Be the Real Deal?


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois


Monday, September 29 2014

How Women Dominated Pop Music in the ‘00s

We owe it to ourselves to recognize the many women in pop music that made an undeniable impact on popular culture and the world at large.


Tuesday, August 12 2014

In the Shadow of the Shadow of the Bat

It's common knowledge that the 'best' superhero is the one in cape and cowl. And that's true. It's just not the one you think.


Wednesday, July 23 2014

The Victor Belongs to the Spoils: 75 Summers of the Batman

Just a single thought about what Batman has come to mean over the last 75 years.


Thursday, August 29 2013

Corruptive Influence: “Justice League Dark #23”

The concept of pure, tangible evil and corruption is fueling DC's "Trinity War" and it plays right into the most villainous of hands in Justice League Dark #23.


Tuesday, July 16 2013

No Place for Daydreamers: Becky Cloonan’s DIY Comics

Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.


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