comics

The First Indigenous Comic-Con is Happening This Year

“In this nerd pop culture era we live in, especially for Native folks, we're marginalized in those spaces.” Read more »

Batman v Superman v Misogyny: The Antifeminism of "Dawn of Justice"

By now, you’ve heard the news from film critics of all stripes: Batman v Superman, the cinematic linchpin to DC Comics’ planned Avengers-smasher,... Read more »

Long Overlooked, Revolutionary Underground Female Comix Artists Are Finally Back in Print

A new 700-page collection from Fantagraphics! Read more »

Cut & Paste: Magical Girls

Get transported into the world of witches, supernatural transformation, and spells with these zines.  Read more »

Anya to Zombies: An Alphabet of 26 Graphic Novels by Women

A killer A-to-Z reading list of comics by women. Read more »

"Rat Queens" and the Power of Female Friendship

The heart of Image comics series “Rat Queens” is a love between messy, complicated outcasts. Read more »

Barely Represented: How Laws Regulating Sex Work Ignore Sex Workers Themselves

Laws regulating strip clubs often have a big problem. Read more »

Kelly Sue DeConnick Talks "Bitch Planet" and "Pretty Deadly"

In her newest series, writer Kelly Sue DeConnick has brought vital critique of incarceration and our justice system to the vibrant pop culture world of comics. She talks with us about writing imaginative, feminist comics.  Read more »

Welcome to 2016, When You Can't Afford to Ignore Women in Comics

When no female comics artists were nominated for a major award at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, high-profile comics industry professionals pulled out of the event and called for a boycott. Slowly, it seems like the culture of comics is changing for the better.  Read more »

Artist Ebin Lee on Being Black in White Spaces

 In A Wretch Like Me: Sad/Black/Ugly/Queer, released last month by ... Read more »

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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 »

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 »