Posts tagged "dc comics"

Women Are Critiquing The Furiosa Comic, But No One At DC Cares

If you loved “Mad Max: Fury Road” as much as I did, you may be disappointed by the DC/Vertigo Mad Max: Furiosa origins comic book. Feminist blogger Ana Mardoll outlined, page-by-page, why the comic is problematic-bordering-on-if-not-outright-offensive over at Shakesville, ranging from the fact that it lacks continuity and cohesiveness with the movie’s narrative, to the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 23, 2015

NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 19, 2015

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. Now it’s closer than ever to being a reality: Catwoman is coming out as bisexual! Hooray, and welcome to the club, Selina!
In Catwoman #39,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 27, 2015

The Shameful Past Of Extrano, DC Comics’ Gay Superhero

The Internet! Sometimes it can teach you a thing or two. Like I didn’t know that DC Comics had a legit gay superhero in the ’80s. Well, let’s rephrase that. DC Comics had a gay superhero, but he was definitely not legitimately written. And in fact, was actually something of an abomination.

Julie Gerstein / May 28, 2012

nOir Jewelry Does Superpower-ful DC Comics Collection

Fancy yourself a super heroine? Or maybe you’re just Catwoman’s biggest fan? Well, you’re going to want to get your hands on nOir Jewelry’s accessory collection based on the super heroines of DC Comics. In celebration of DC’s 75th anniversary, nOir’s designed superhero-worthy jewels that feature the symbols and imagery of the sexy Catwoman, brave…

Annika Harris / December 7, 2010

New Batwoman Is For The Ladies

Batwoman’s back! DC Comics is releasing an all-new series based on the crime-fighting superheroine, but things have changed a little for her. The first panel of the lady-in-black’s first full book since 1979 has just been posted on the inker Tod Klein’s blog and it’s clear that this time she’s not just woman-handling crime, she&#8217…

Simcha / June 20, 2008