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MS. MARVEL: Reflecting on Kamala Khan, Part 1

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

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

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