Posts tagged "comics"

Superhero Movies Are About To Become Passé (Or Maybe Not)

Financial analyst Vasily Karasyov is predicting that superhero movies are going the way of the dodo. “The nature of any IP re-exploitation cycle (be it DVD, CDs, iTunes

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 25, 2015 - 10:30 am

Frisky Rant: What We Need To Stop Talking About When We Talk About Funny Women

Why is it, whenever a woman becomes well known for being funny, we get the “disproving the theory that women aren’t funny” line?

This is not an idea

Robyn Pennacchia | April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am

Holy Inclusivity, Catwoman Is Bisexual!

When I was a kid, I wanted to be Catwoman when I grew up. My mom even made me a Michelle Pfeiffer-style Catwoman suit for Halloween when I was four.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Fox Picked Up A “Subversive” New Show Based On The Archie Comics

Ooooh, there’s going to be a new live-action Archie show called “Riverdale,” written by Archie writer and Archie Comics CCO Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and produced by Berlanti Productions, which is the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 24, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Spider-Woman Is Sexy, Sexy, Sexy

This week, the site Comic Book Resources got an exclusive  look at the covers for some upcoming comics, including Spider-Woman #1.  It’s very cool of course (see one of the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2014 - 2:00 pm

5 Genre-Busting Comic Books For People Who Think They Hate Comic Books

Until I was in my early twenties, I was never that into comic books. See, I have a lot of trouble being a “dabbler” when it comes to things that…

Kate Conway | June 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Lena Dunham Will Write An Archie Comics Series

Lena Dunham is writing a four-part comic for the Archie series to be published in 2015. Apparently, Lena is a major fan of the comics. But is she a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Oh Dear: Study Finds Comedians Have “Psychotic Personality Traits”

Comics have high levels of psychotic personality traits, according to a new study which should come as a surprise to exactly no one who spends time around comedians. In other breaking…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

9 Women Who Write Webcomics You Should Absolutely Be Reading

There are approximately one thousand billion independent comics out there on the Internet and I am a fan of almost all of them. Crudely-drawn one-panels or intricately inked, sweeping stories…

Ashley Perks | October 6, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Check Out This Trailer For The Calvin And Hobbes Documentary, “Dear Mr. Watterson”

Calvin And Hobbes was everything in my childhood. Everything. I read the strip every day in the my parents’ newspaper and had all the Calvin And Hobbes books. Okay, they…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Marvel Sells “I Need A Hero” T Just For Women

It’s rad when women are into comics, a sphere that suffers under the stereotype of being just for the Kevin Smith set. So you’d think Marvel might want to encourage

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Ladies, Meet Your Bras

Most of us have a lingerie drawer that’s overflowing with bras that serve a very specific purpose, from making our breasts look three sizes bigger than they actually are to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 9, 2013 - 10:20 am

Unexpectedly Awesome Ways To Dress For Your Body Type

If you’re a woman who has spent any amount of time reading fashion magazines, you probably know the (usually fruit-related) name of your body type and which clothing is most…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 29, 2012 - 8:30 am

All Hail Wonder Womanatee!

Too cute! Wonder Womanatee and her superhero manatee pals are the brainchild of artist Joel Micah Harris, who is selling his quirky crime-fighting sea creatures on T-shirts and stickers. God…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2012 - 1:40 pm

It Ain’t Easy Being Busty

I’ve written before about the pros and cons of big boobs, so I’m really excited to see Busty Girl Comics illustrate the plight of busty girls so perfectly. Large breasts…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 13, 2012 - 8:00 am

“Doonesbury” Comics On Abortion Banned By Newspapers

Several newspapers in Oregon and Florida are refusing to print “Doonesbury” cartoons this week, which skewer anti-abortion lawmakers; other papers in Kansas City and Los Angeles are running the comics…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

What Your Snacks Talk About When They Talk About Critical Theory

Kim Funk is an awesome illustrator and comic maker I met this week at the opening of the art show BIG MOUTH: contemporary voices in feminist art + illustration. Her…

Julie Gerstein | August 13, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Clark Kent And Lois Lane Are Dunzo. Plus Other Iconic, Fictional Couples Who Broke Up.

In the past few years, we’ve seen many celebrity couples split that we really thought would be in it for the long haul. Get ready to add another iconic pair…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 20, 2011 - 10:00 am

Does The Internet Need A Geek Culture Site For Women?

The Mary Sue, a new geek culture blog, just launched a hot second ago, and in one of the very first posts, a staff blogger explains to readers why a

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Introducing Spider Girl!

Meet Spider Girl, Marvel Comics’ newest character! Anya Corazon is a 16-year-old Latina high school student who moonlights as a superheroine. Her writer said the comics company wanted a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2010 - 9:30 pm