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Representation and Health 101: Disability Dimensions

Representation and Health 101: Disability Dimensions

When you think of disability in comics, a few prominent names come to mind: Barbara Gordon, Matt Murdock, Charles Xavier, and Clint Barton. Each of these individuals experiences disabilities in different ways, but they make remarkable use of their other abilities in coping with disability. However, what we see isn’t always what can be disabling.


CONVERGENCE: NIGHTWING AND ORACLE #2 Written by Gail Simone Art by Jan Duursema, Dan Parsons, and Wes Dzioba Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 6, 2015 The dome is down. The players have been engaged. The battle between Nightwing and Oracle (and someone else!) and Hawkman and Hawkwoman of the Flashpoint Universe concludes. But

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

Interview: Joseph P. Illidge on the Intersections of Comic Books

Joseph Phillip Illidge started his editorial career at Milestone Media, Inc., the first Black-owned mainstream comic book company and home to Static Shock!, the award-winning Warner Bros. cartoon. The first African-American to become an editor of the Batman line of comic books and graphic novels for DC Entertainment, a subsidiary of Warner Bros., Joseph was