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Representation And Health 101: STORM Ororo Munroe

Representation And Health 101: STORM Ororo Munroe

We have arrived at the penultimate Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! Looking back on this month, it’s been wonderful to analyze these characters and talk about why they’re important and why I love them. Today’s character is vital to the Marvel Universe and comics as a whole, and she is Marvel’s premiere Black woman.

Representation and Health 101: Black Firsts

Welcome to the first in a long line of special Representation and Health columns that I am dubbing… The Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! Forgive me for the number of times you may see that this month. I’ve decided to take a look at some of my favorite Black characters in comics and examining

TRADE WAITING: Week of February 18, 2015

It’s another Monday and that means another look at some of the hottest trade paperbacks, collected editions, and graphic novels in this week’s “Trade Waiting” –your weekly spotlight of five noteworthy comic book collections that are being released to stores this Wednesday and why you should watch out for them! DAREDEVIL TP VOL 02 WEST

Review: STORM #1

STORM #1 Written by Greg Pak Art by Victor Ibanez Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: July 23, 2014 Arguably Marvel’s most recognizable female character, Storm finally gets her first ongoing series and while it flies high with potential, it falls just short of delivering the hurricane-level momentum that a premiere issue needs. Since her

HOT FIVE: Week of July 23, 2014

Happy SDCC week! What comics should you be reading during one of the biggest week’s in the industry? Look no further than Comicosity’s Hot Five. Hot Five is a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from

LGBT Visibility: Weathering the Storm

Batgirl: Gay Icon? was my first attempt at examining the cultural trend of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people’s idolization of heterosexual and cisgender public figures in history and popular culture. In short, the long-held demonization of same-sex attraction and gender variance has left the existence of prominent, influential and well-respected LGBT figures as

LGBT Visibility: Batwoman and the Agency of Marriage

Thursday, Batwoman co-authors J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman released a joint statement announcing their departure from the title due to conflicts with DC editorial staff. One of the most significant revelations out of this statement was the fact that Batwoman (Kate Kane) and girlfriend Detective Maggie Sawyer would not be allowed to marry,

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