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How DC Comics Proved Me Wrong and Gave Us Back Oracle

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.

Crisis of Epic Proportion: The Case of That (Bat)Girl

You may not know this, but I fancy myself quite the ladies’ man. In truth, I’ve always had much more of a soft spot for female super-heroes than for their male counterparts. Maybe it was because they seemed to have worked so hard to get where they were. Maybe it was the fabulous outfits (looking

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