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LGBT Visibility: Trans-Modification

LGBT Visibility: Trans-Modification

Back in July, our dear senior editor Matt Santori spoke about the recent changes to major characters in DC and Marvel comics. A woman shall wield Mjölnir and be known as Thor. The first African American superhero Falcon will be succeeding Steve Rogers as Captain America. The mantle of Ms. Marvel now belongs to a

GAME CHANGERS: Greg Rucka on BATWOMAN

Welcome to the fifth installment of the inaugural interviews for GAME CHANGERS, a new series at Comicosity looking at female protagonists in comic books from the last decade or two (or more!) — and the original creators who brought them to life. Our goal with this interview series is to highlight the vast wealth of

GAME CHANGERS: Greg Rucka on Renee Montoya

Welcome to the fourth edition of GAME CHANGERS, a new series at Comicosity looking at female protagonists in comic books from the last decade or two (or more!) — and the original creators who brought them to life. Our goal with this interview series is to highlight the vast wealth of great female characters that

COMIC LOVE: Super-Heroines, Stains and All

My favorite comic book characters have invariably always been the ladies. Maybe because there were less of them when I was growing up. Maybe because their costumes were more fabulous than those of their male counterparts. Probably because, when written with care, the super-heroines always seemed more intuitive, more vulnerable… just more real than most

Crisis of Epic Proportion: I Want a Gay Iron Man

This time last week, I was still reveling in the miracle that was nearly unanimous praise for my first love, DC Comics, over its new direction for the Batgirl comic book. In a manner of three days, more than 500 pieces of fan art for Barbara Gordon’s new costume were produced and shared online (and

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