Marvel’s Axel Alonso on female characters

An interesting interview with Marvel’s Editor in Chief on recent feminist trends in Marvel comics: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11071016/Marvel-comic-book-editor-I-wont-say-no-to-sexy-female-superheroes.-Comics-still-need-to-be-naughty-and-fun.html Sample quote: “I want to make sure I have books like Ms Marvel and Black Widow that I’m proud about and could give to...

Link: Feminist comic pull list

From my favorite queer women website, Mey shares her excellent pull list: http://www.autostraddle.com/drawn-to-comics-takes-a-look-at-my-feminist-pull-list-244289/ I might have to check out Red Sonja, but the rest of them get an enthusiastic thumbs up. I’d also add in: Batgirl, by Gail Simone. Not...

We Are Comics

This is a brilliant idea: http://wearecomics.tumblr.com/ In a nutshell, it’s a tumblr (which is a kind of blog, kind of) that posts stories of people that are part of the comics community. That are not the expected demographic. It can...