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The Only Good Mother is a Dead Mother: Supergirl’s Fear of Mature Women in Power

In Supergirl, the only good mothers—those who are strong, fierce defenders of justice like Supergirl’s biological mother, Alura—are dead mothers. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Puppy Play

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, learn all about puppy play. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Tenga Flip Zero Review

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: a review of the new Tenga Flip Zero. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Day in the Life

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: Erika Moen gets personal with her entry for Hourly Comics Day. Read more »

About the Art: The Family Values Issue

Which of our illustrators would like to be adopted into Professor Xavier’s School of Gifted Youngsters? Who feels more kinship towards the Addams family? Find out more about the art family we’ve assembled for the Family Values issue, and read about our cut paper cover. Read more »

Pop Culture Prepared Me: The Trumpocalypse

So glad yet horrified that pop culture prepared me for these terrible, horrible, no-good, very-bad, troubled dystopian horror times! Read more »

Milkshakes and Murder: "Riverdale" Series Premiere Roundtable for Two

The Archie comics you loved, now with sexy, sexy murder! Read more »

Going Green: Writer Mariko Tamaki Takes the Hulk Franchise into Uncharted Territory

Not only is a woman now taking center stage as Hulk, stepping into a role that has always been a symbol of superheroic masculinity, her trauma and internalized anger is at the heart of the story. Read more »

Journalism is Sometimes Messy: Sarah Glidden Talks About Her New Book “Rolling Blackouts”

“Rolling Blackouts” is an intimate, illustrated look at how news is made. Read more »

Back in The Olden Days

MariNaomi gives us a glimpse of the future of gender. Read more »

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In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

She-Hulk, Attorney at Law: She's Mean, She's Green, and She Believes in Due Process

Avenger. Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Member of the Fantastic Four. Read more »