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Luck of the Stylish: 13 DCYou Books You Should Be Reading

Luck of the Stylish: 13 DCYou Books You Should Be Reading

Diversity is definitely a hot topic among comic fans online, and it’s one that Comicosity has embraced fully and as part of its core mission. We pride ourselves on being a place for readers — and writers — of all types to come together and enjoy comics just a little bit more. So, it never

Princess Power: 8 Characters That Won’t Make You Cringe

Every mother I know has told me the same thing: “I blinked, and suddenly everything was about princesses for Megan/Annie/Savannah/George.” If you’re a parent who grew up watching wilting maidens get rescued by thick-haired dreamboats in tights, this princess phenomenon may feel like an insidious virus. And no matter how hard you try to keep

25 Reasons Why We Need More Persons of Color in Comics

It’s been a long, strange few weeks for comics. With questions surrounding race and representation swirling around several recent issues, the announcement of Milestone Comics’ return to the halls of DC, and the arrival of one of the most anticipated comics featuring a character of color this week, there’s definitely more than one reason to

How DC Comics Proved Me Wrong and Gave Us Back Oracle

[This column contains SPOILERS for Batgirl #40] Anyone who’s spent any time talking to me about Barbara Gordon knows that I love her, unapologetically, in all her forms. From my perspective, she is an icon for DC Comics in the same way Superman, Batman, or Wonder Woman is. Just as The Dark Knight Returns can

Crisis of Epic Proportion: Time for Change

September marked two years since I came on to Comicosity as Senior Editor and co-owner, and it’s remarkable how much has changed. I don’t mean just with the site itself, although that transformation is almost overwhelming to think about. We’ve gone from a staff of four to eighteen, doubled our reach year over year, expanded

The Comics Classroom: Women of Comics, Part 1

It is common for modern-day comic readers to look on the current (2014) comic environment with a mix of regret and hope where the topic ‘women in comics’ are concerned. On one hand, the tropes of certain kinds of female characters (that being busty, leggy, doe-eyed, damsels) still exists within the comics community at large.

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