Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th

EA Games and the Bounty on Booth Babes

#EAFail Link Roundup

Booth Babe Hauls off on Dante’s Fiasco

Sexist EA Games Objectify Women at Comic Con

Just lust: San Diego Booth Babe Bounty

EA Stupidity Makes Major News Outlet

San Diego Comic Con


Comic Con Offers Attendees Rare Glimpse at Women

Twilight: Con and Con

362 days until Comic Con 2010

more boys vs. girls at san diego comic-con


Reviews 23. 04. 2009.

Comics by women

Gotham City Sirens: Sharp Dialog, Plain Femme Fatales

Comic Retailers Guide on how NOT to get females into your store

Roundtable| Girls and Fandom

The lesbian moments of Wonder Woman part 2

Let Venus Wear Her Girdle, Damn It. (OOCWTVG)

Miley Cyrus confirms rumor: Girls want heroes!

Obscure superhero history: Looking to recognize a pioneer in the field…

Comics by Women: July 29th, 2009

Yet Another “What Women Want” Post

Capitol South- Comic Men

Women in Comics: Spike

Sharing Some Links About Women in Fantasy Art

This week’s reviews…good news, good news

So I hear people read Marvel Comics. Why?

Hey you know what’s awesome? Torture. Also, women’s legs.

are you kidding me?


Comic-Con: Women in Manga

I’m too old for this: SDCC Day 3

Race and comics:

Black Superheroes on the web

John Smith: A respectable Black Sidekick

Animated Bronze Tiger

Pop Mythology, Buying and Selling: A Report From the First Asian American Comic Con

CCI: The Black Panel

Tintin creator was dogged by charges of anti Semitism, racism

The Return of McDuffie: Spider-man, Milestone, the DCBU and San Diego

Ablism and comics:

Reviews Part 7: what makes a good (comic) story edition

Monday, July 27, 2009

Monday July 27th - Comic-Con Edition! (Well, not entirely.)

(Note that not all of the Comic-con items are strictly comics-related, but I figure they are relevant to our interests...)


EA puts sexual bounty on the heads of its own booth babes

A Night with the Hottest Girl at Comic-Con. Dinner, Booty & More.

Booth truths.

What NOT To Do At SDCC

#053 “Target Market”

EA games invites convention attendees to sexually harass ‘booth babes’

New IGN Contest: No Girls Allowed

EA Fail: How To Alienate Female Gamers

Sexism and the EA/Dante’s Inferno - ‘Sin to Win’ Contest

SDCC: EA to prostitute its booth babes for you, the customer

What the HELL, EA Games?

Dopey dogooders target EA over booth babe promotion (#EAFail)

Misogyny Marketing: EA Pimps Booth Babes for Dante’s Inferno Game

Yet another missive from the “misogyny in IT” department

Harass booth babes at Comic-Con, win prizes from EA

EA Lust – too sexy for Comic Con?

EA’s Big Success at Comic-Con This Year? Alienating Women Gamers

EA Games pimp out booth babes at Comic-Con, the Internet explodes

EA Apologizes, sort of…


SDCC ‘09 | There’s trouble in Camp Twilight

Super Edward (Female Creators Roundtable)

Kevin Smith and The Haters of Twilight

Camp Twilight packs its tents


Inaugural post, or why I don't like Wonder Woman

Wonder McDonnell (OOCWVG)


Who Will Step Into Batgirl's Pointy-Eared Fetishwear?

Miley Cyrus to Play Batgirl in Dark Knight Sequel?


7 Women Who Will Rock Comic-Con

Reasons I Wish I Were At SDCC

The Girls’ Guide to Comic Con 2009

Sigourney Weaver, Eliza Dushku, Elizabeth Mitchell, Zoe Saldana talk action heroines at EW Comic-Con panel

Buffy, Uhura, Ripley: Kick-ass women slay Comic-Con

Zoe Saldana on the Wonder Woman film

SDCC 09: Marvelous Women of Marvel Comics

Robot Six Roundtable, Women Make Comics T-shirts and More!

Comics by Women

Women Make Comics…dammit!

New Gears of War comic features new female character named Alex

Gears of War Comic Features Female Character

Did I Miss Something?

Fresh 10 Female Comic-Book Characters

SDCC ‘09 | Fantagraphics to publish complete Nancy

Del Rey to Publish Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Graphic Novel

Swallowing the Earth

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Thursday July 23rd, Part Two


Comics by Women: July 15th, 2009

Comics by Women: July 22nd, 2009

ORACLE: YEAR ONE (and John Ostrander)

Just a little sigh

"The Case of the __________ Syndicate": Nancy Drew and Batman

Say it ain't so, Gail, say it ain't so....

Is This NY Daily News Cartoon Sexist?

Women in Comics: Amy Kim Kibuishi

Becoming the Villainess by Jeannine Hall Gailey

The First Daughter takes her turn as superhero

Antiheroines: Vanessa Davis

Tamara Drewe to become movie

Bomb Queen Vol. 1 - WMD (NSFW images)

Graphic Novel Review: Wonderland

Fun with Fallacies…Volume 1: Garth Ennis

Bloody Pulp: 9 Months

Adam Warren Week: A Dirty Pair of Lovely Angels

It Came From the NYPL: Little Orphan Annie vol. 1

Darna is NOT a 'Rip-off" of Wonder Woman

Marvel unveils Spider-Woman trailer

Lip Service

Nomad: Girl Without a World #1 by... Marvel?

DC Divas?

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse

The Grand Unified Theory of Cheetahs

Miriam Libicki talks comics, art, and Judaism


Pop Mythology, Buying and Selling: A Report from the First Asian American Comic Con

Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book

Why they messing with your mind


I can’t believe I missed this one

So What Was Marvel Comics First Gay Kiss Then Anyway?

Thursday July 23rd, Part One

(I've got a bit of a backlog, so I'm dividing things up into two posts to make things a bit more readable.)


New Monica - the Marvel Diva

Bravely Going Where Everyone Had Gone Before!


Super Wonder Frontier (OOCWVG)

Wonder Woman movie is in production. But who will it star?

Ryan Reynolds as Green Lantern: Fine, but where's my Wonder Woman?

Wait, I never told you this?

Bound to Blog: Wonder Woman #12

Morrison fascinated by ‘contradictions and complexities’ of Wonder Woman


Why are Fangirls Scary?

The Geek Beat: The Unofficial Girl's Guide to Comic Con

Is Comic-Con Anti-Fangirl?

TWILIGHT graphic novel due from Yen Press

Twilight Manga Announced

Twilight Comic… For The Win?

Roundtable | Girls and fandom

Brace yourselves for....

Girls and Fandom

Twilight: Con and Con


Ways To Save Green Lantern

Tricia Helfer talks Green Lantern: First Flight


Widow Maker: Paul Cornell Tells Black Widow's DEADLY ORIGIN

Cornell Talks "Black Widow: Deadly Origin"


Supergirl's new (under)clothes: Does a change of shorts mark a feminist shift for a comic book icon or are pants just pants?

That’s Hardly Super, Supergirl

A Post About Shorts And Supergirl…You May Think You Know Where I’m Going With This…But Read It Anyway…

Supergirl’s Guide to short skirts and the active lifestyle

Why Supergirl’s shorts aren’t “patriarchal” (I do not think that word means what you think it means)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tuesday, July 14th


Golden Age Black Canary- Kicking Ass from Page One

The Latest in Comics

Reviews Part 4: the slowly catching up edition

Guys love lesbians. Well, most lesbians. Well. Femmes.

Wonder Woman #32 & 33

Green Arrow/Black Canary #22

Rage and squee- this is how my comic reviews are this week

Giving Back to the Man Who Gave Us Oracle

Girl Wonder, but not Wonder Girl.

Wait, what?

Unbound: Gina Biggs on romance and independence

So Cry, Cry Baby! Women in Comics

Exclusive first look at new Princess Diana comic book


Feminism comes to comics...not.

Radical New Ideas to Change The Industry Forever and Other Tales

Alternate Cover: Marvel Divas

Psych Ward: Pepper Potts

Sunday Brunch: 7/5/08

She's a Supergirl, and Supergirls don't hide.

Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures- Production Art...part 11- The End

Cosmic Adventures: Supergirl Production Info

I hear everybody's talking about those red shorts...

SDCC and the Big Bad Fangirl

Will Twilight Ruin This Years Comic Con?

Girls cause Comic Con Consternation

Female Fans Prepare to Trample Men at Comic Con

Why Must Twilight Obsessed Women Ruin Comic-Con for Avatar Obsessed Men

Attack of the 50 Foot Fangirls

Why are Fangirls Scary?

girls at Comic Con! yuck!

Sexism Used to 'Create Buzz' For SD Comic-Con

More women at Comic-Con 2009: June Foray, Women in Manga, Women of Marvel, Emily The Strange

Race Issues in Comics:

Working the Edge of a Problem: Comics and Race in the United States

Graphic Novel Review: Bayou Vol. 1

DC Comics Become Dhimmi Comics

Sexual Orientation Issues in Comics:

First mainstream gay comic kiss, Perez? Hardly.

Holden Caulfield, Gay Superheroes and The Death of the Author

Gays in Comics: From Northstar to Shatterstar

homosexuality in comics

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Tuesday, July 7th

GEN Presents: Eisners 2009

George Perez, the zenith of Wonder Woman’s career

There’s no way an outfit like this can stay in place!

One Last Bike Shorts Post

Supergirl Cosmic Adventures- Production Art…Part 9

Comics Round up

Week of 7/8/09

That Archie Guy Gets Around

Supergirls: a history of comic book heroines

In Reterospect, #53 wasn’t so bad (NSFW)

Power Girl #2

Red Sonja #44 and #45

Marvel Divas/ Gotham City Sirens

Girly Comics: Marvel Divas

Girly Comics: Gotham City Sirens

The Best Idea for a DC-Marvel crossover that we’ll never see


A review in four parts: Part 1, manga

Race Issues in Comics

Facepalm time

Black Superheroes on the web

1950’s Comic Code Pushed for Institutionalized Bigotry!

Bring on the Black Bad Guys Round 2

Sexual orientation issues in comics

Gay characters in Comic Books

Lots of thoughts about superheroes kissing

Breaking: Incredible Shatterstar news!

Hey, what’s this lesbian doing in my Detective Comics?

The lesbian moments of Wonder Woman

Also Of Interest:

Can I tell you something? I just don’t get this.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Wednesday, July 1st

The Supergirl Shorts Saga Continues...

WHAT!! More Bike Shorts Talk!

Let There Be Bike Shorts: A Profile in Comic Geek Courage.

Super Girl’s Super Shorts

Comic Conventions

Events: LGBT Comics Signing, Girls Read Comics Project

Comic Convention Hookups

Heroes Con Saves the Day

Johanna’s MOCCA Anthologies: Side B, Secret Identities, Ghost Comics

Won-Won-Wondeeeerrr Woman!

Look! It moves! #5 By Adi Tantimedh- Makes You Wonder-Wonder-Wonder

Wonder Woman is Not Lame

Babs’ Review of Wonder Woman #33


The Source: Matt Idleson Talks About the Super Books

Power Girl Variant #2 and Matching Statue

Power Girl #2 Review

My wonderful job- also, reviews!

Double DC Coverage #14

Marvel Divas Preview is totally cute

Happy Birthday, Comicsgirl!

Comics by Women: July 1st, 2009

The Craziest Costume Changes in Comics

A Woman’s Thought on Female Action Figures

Northlanders #18- A review

Why Stuff like the LA “Girl’s Guide to Comic Con” bugs me


Hikaru No Go books 13-15- Recommended

Race issues and sexual orientation issues in comics

Monet St. Croix- The Black Mutant Supergirl

Peter David, Self Identity and Hispanic Superheroes

The Museum of Uncut Funk

The Trevor Von Eeden Interview

White Guy Breaks Down Racism in Video Games and Comics!!

Headlines I Hate: When Mainstream News Covers Comics

Also of Interest

Geek Feminism

Beyond the Twins: Another Look at “Revenge of The Fallen’s” Character Flaws