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Nevertheless, She Persisted: 20 Women Standing the Test of Time

Nevertheless, She Persisted: 20 Women Standing the Test of Time

She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted. Without even realizing it, one U.S. Senator took words meant to be condescendingly sexist and dismissively racist, and produced an apt and concise definition of feminism for the entire country to see. Far be it from us, particularly in this month honoring Black History

MS. MARVEL: Reflecting on Kamala Khan, Part 2

This column is the second part in a two-part series. You can find part 1 here. So, Kamala Khan is a young character whose comic has been a big hit. So what? How has she changed anything at Marvel directly? I believe that Kamala’s sales, sales which were fueled by Kamala’s young character and youthful

MS. MARVEL: Reflecting on Kamala Khan, Part 1

Marvel Comics has had a unique variety of female superheroes among its ranks, but the iconic persona of Ms. Marvel has been one with a unique history going back to the late 60s. Originally, Ms. Marvel was a persona that was adopted by Carol Danvers, a U.S. Air Force officer. While Danvers and her title

The Illusion of Remembering: Enrique Bonet’s LA ARAÑA DEL OLVIDO

La araña del olvido is a graphic novel written by Enrique Bonet and published by Astiberri in 2015. This graphic novel is based on a true story, telling of the journey of Agustín Penón. Penón was an American journalist with a Spanish background, who travels to Spain, to investigate on the death of the poet

PC EXPLOSION: 12 Characters Diversifying Bookshelves This Week

It’s unavoidable. You look back at the 1940s, 50s, and 60s in comics, and the super-heroes all… look the same. Sure, costumes vary and powers are different, but all-in-all, most heroes were pretty much universally white, straight, and male, even though the world was as diverse then — in color, gender, and sexuality — as

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

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