Sunday, January 24, 2010

Sunday, January 24th

Girls Drawing Girls:

'Girls Drawing Girls' Is Strong Enough For Superman, Made By Women

Straight for the art | Girls Drawing Girls

LGBTQ in comics:

Really, IDW? Orson Scott Card?

Assistant Managing Editor of Notre Dame's Observer Resigns Over Gay Cartoon Flap

Northstar gets some action in Nation X #2

Dear, Penny Arcade

Reviews: Blink, Cownt Tales, Fearless Dawn and Spandex

Marvel "Her-Oes":

GUEST COLUMN: Katie Doyle on 'Her-Oes' 

Hey, girls, a comic just for you!

MLK Day comics:

MLK Day "Special"

Libraries Keep MLK's Crucial Comic Book

Not comics:

Extraordinary Measures? Yellowface? via Roger Ebert

Asians and Indians on TV

Publisher whitens another heroine of color

POCs in comics:

Chromatic Comics

Separate And Unequal

NOCs (Nerds of Color)

Racism, Stereotypes and Comic Books Part 2: The Blackquel


Twilight: The Graphic Novel to bow with 350,000-copy first printing [Updated]

Twilight Graphic Novel Details, Preview Available

The Big One:Twilight GN gets 350,000 first printing

Women and gender in comics:

Review: The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-First Century

All My Darling Daughters – Recommended

Every Lady Scientist Who Ever Did Anything (until recently)

The Annotated Anita Blake: The Laughing Corpse: Executioner #3

Felicia Day Talks About 'The Guild' Comic

Do the Math: Sometimes You Get What You Ask For

Kate Beaton Nails Manchild Mannerisms In The Year 2063

Wherein I am a creepy comic geek:

Comics Time: Detective Comics #854-860

She Has No Head! - Spotlight: Eleanor Davis

2010 April Marvel Cover Solicits In Three Sentences Or Less…

I think this Twilight thing is really going to catch on.

Girl comics

Marvel: Your Universe*

2010 April DC Cover Solicits In Three Sentences Or Less…

The Fifth Color - Forward into the Past! Marvel in April '10

Vixenification Fails 1. JSA All-Stars

Worst of the Worst: Ultimatum

Top 10 Women in Comics last Decade

Lois Lane, super heroine, role model or... sex symbol?!?

Wonder Woman:


Comics Grinder: Wonder Woman


xxxHOLiC Roundtable: Art Nouveau Meets The Twilight Zone

xxxHOLiC Roundtable: On the Pleasures of Comeuppance Theater



Filip Sablik: “Proactive, Not Reactive”

Charity Art Sale for Haiti Relief

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Tuesday, January 19th

Birds of Prey

Simone is Ready to Fly (Again) with the Birds of Prey

Your Mileage May Vary: Birds of Prey

Birds of a Feather

There’s a room of shadows that get so dark, brother…

LGBT Issues Comics

Howard Cruse E Bay Auction

Compilation of LGBT Comics

Holding out for some Her-Oes

Excusive: Her-Oes Hit Marvel

Marvel's 'Her-Oes' Brings Superheroines Back To High School.

To Be Excited Or To Not Be Excited, That Is The Question

Her-Oes hit Marvel. Feminist Comic Fans Ready To Hit Marvel Editorial.

Her-Oes? (and being a girl and liking comics just got that much harder)

Marvel’s Her-Oes – Teenage Female Superhero Comic Actually Written By A Woman

Marvel Wants Dames

Oracle vs. The JLA, three rounds

Oracle's Tenure with the JLA, Part 1: Recruitment

Oracle's Tenure with the JLA, Part 2: Introductions

Oracle's Tenure with the JLA, Part 3: Issues


All My Darling Daughters- Reccomended

Danielle Leigh's Reading Diary -- Yaoi Sunday!

xxxHolic Roundtable: The Beauty of Ink and the Power of Yuko

xxxHOLiC Roundtable: In Which Kinukitty Natters on AT GREAT LENGTH


New law could block access to anime, manga and slash fan sites in Australia

'One Piece' Mousepad Shatters What's Left Of My Innocence

New Readers Start Here:

Tank Girl: The Odyssey

Fables- Legends In Exile

Young Justice - A League of Their Own

Not Strictly Comics

Possibly Unpopular Fandom Opinion time!

Project 880 vs Avatar

Race Issues in Comics

New Black Comics Blog, Upcoming Book

Four on the Floor

From Aya to Zapt!: 24 Graphic Novels for African American History Month

A Very Brief MLK Day Post

Rock Against Racism

Mistakes of Past History #1

Stephanie Brown vs. the World Round 5789

Super Mega Batgirl Review the Sixth

o what suffering the editors hath wrought

the links contain scans as well

Since everyone's posting about Steph's, uh, "Dark Time"

Women and Gender in Comics

Fourcast! 29: Talking About Comics Internet

The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy and the History of Comic Book Heroines Review

Comic Review Party Time

Remembering BoHoS: A conversation with Maggie Whorf

Q&A #56 What cancelled series would you like to have back?

The Annotated Anita Blake: The Laughing Corpse: Executioner #3

Review: The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-First Century

She Has No Head!- Spotlight: Eleanor Davis

Mainstream Comics: What's With All The Rape?

Reading Women #3: C. Tyler’s
You’ll Never Know—Book 1: A Good and Decent Man

Whiteout Volume 1

As an extra thing:I've run across a few links and communities that helps one use their love of comics and fandom to help with the crisis in Haiti. This is a worthy pursuit, so I figured we should advertise them here. Anyone who knows of any other such things, feel free to mail us and we'll link 'em:

Heroes 4 Haiti Auctions Goes Live

Heroes For Haiti Announced


Comics Fandom & Industry Helping Haiti

Comics Fandom & Industry Helping Haiti

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Saturday, January 16th

Birds of Prey:

Now That I Think About It...

More Joy Day 2010: Birds of Prey Picspam

Disability in comics:

Transcontinental Disability Choir: Disability in Comics -- A Discussion

LGBT in comics:

Comics nominees announced for 21st annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD announces comic book picks of 2009

GLAAD Media Awards comics nominees announced

Coming out in comics: more amazonian happenings

Peter David, X-Factor and the gay kiss that changed the game

Award-Winning LGBT Graphic Novel Miniseries Continues With New Release

Miscellaneous issues in comics:

Graphic Gems

Race Discourse: Bringing Anxiety Attacks Since The Beginning of Time

Not strictly comics:

On the difference between Good Dogs and Dogs That Need a Newspaper Smack.

Race in comics/superhero movies:

i just like this icon. hundred is scruffy and pouty!

in relation to my post yesterday about captain america

starring fyvush finkel as krusty the clown

Women and gender in comics:

Welcome to the Star Sapphires

Chris vs. Previews: January 2010

Review: Pigling: A Cinderella Story

Mostly I just wanted to do a post with "Buffygate" in the headline

Batgirl #6: Play-by-Play

Hey, You’ve Got Your Feminism In My Michael Chabon! Barf.

5 Female Voices in Manga Criticism

Female Political Superheroes Comic Books

Yes. Another sexism and comics rant.

She Has No Head! - What About Coveleski?

funnybook of the week: January 6, 2010

Zenescope's "Girl of the Month" contest:

Zenescope announces Girl of the Month 2010 contest

PR: What Not to Do: Exploiting Models

Rich Johnston To Enter Zenescope’s Girl Of The Month 2010

Zenescope’s “Girl of the Month” contest gets some attention — UPDATED WITH PICS!!!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Monday, January 11th


Erika Moen's webcomic DAR comes to a close today

DAR Webcomic Ends Today

Comic Showcase: DAR, A Super Girly Top Secret Comic Diary by Erica Moen [Girl Comics]

Fandom and comics:

Your fandom is not Fandom

The difference between manga and comics

LGBT in comics:

Gaiety in Comics

Gluey Tart: Dining Bar Akira

From Headrack to Claude: Collected Gay Comics by Howard Cruse (Nifty Kitsch Press)

Northstar, the X-Men's Bossy Bottom, Has A New Boyfriend. Here's What Comes Next

Gluey Tart: Age Called Blue

Not comics:

When Will White People Stop Making Movies Like "Avatar"?

How A Thorough De-Gazing Saved CBS's 'The Big Bang Theory'

Race in comics:

From Aya to Zapt!: 24 Graphic Novels for African American History Month

Icon #1

Why Will Smith Should Play Captain America

Women and gender in comics:

Let's Not See This In 2010: Comics Trends That Need To Go Away This Year

Spotlight on: Putting things that explode near your junk

Hiatus sucks

On Caricaturing Women

Women In Comics—The Gail Simone Interview

from the files of ongoing series i only see in my dreams

SNL stars gather for Diary of a Teenage Girl fundraiser

Summing up the Decade in Manga

7 Things About Yotsuba&! 7

Girl Comics #2 Cover Debut - EXCLUSIVE

"We want to her to be a really powerful female character, you know, a role model for young women. What you got?"

500th post: In praise of Supergirls

Comics of the week!

Fun with Romance Comics: A Confusing Lesson in Morality

Hope Larson’s Mercury

I want some Valkyries

Black Widow ongoing kicks off in April

Your Mileage May Vary - Blake Lively as Carol Ferris

Superheroine "Real Dolls" on eBay

Zatanna through the ages by Dustin Nguyen

Women in Comics Week

Reviews of some recent and upcoming comics

Wonder Woman:


'Wonder Woman, I Hardly Knew You'

I won't even come CLOSE to everything that's wrong with this picture...

This is getting old.

The Week In Ink: January 6, 2009

Blackest Night Wonder Woman #2 (Spoilers)