Guest Post: Being Batman - Female Superheroes as...
dcwomenkickingass: I hope you have been enjoying the guest posts this week while I am on vacation. Today’s post is by Pamela Bodziock who did a wonderful guest post last year about how she brought superhero comics into the library where she serves as a Teen Services Librarian. In this post she discusses why some many female superheroes are distaff versions of iconic male heroes. Her thoughts...
DC Women Kicking Ass: Smallville Season 11: That... →
dcwomenkickingass: On Monday I speculated that the Robin in artwork that DC release for Smallville Season 11 #5 was a woman. I was wrong. It was not a female Robin. It was a female Nightwing and as revealed just a while ago in TV Guide, that Nightwing is Stephanie Brown. Smallville Season 11 is written…
DC Women Kicking Ass: Ms. Magazine (and Wonder... →
dcwomenkickingass: It was 40 years ago that the first official issue of Ms. Magazine hit the stands. Yesterday in New York City there was an event to honor the magazine. I’m not going to discuss the impact the magazine has had, I’ll let you read this essay by actress Marlo Thomas. You probably know who appeared… I’d like to both reblog and comment. As someone who has had an...
Guest Post: Batgirl! The Secret Origin
dcwomenkickingass: My guest poster today is former DC Comics’ editor and writer Scott Peterson. Scott was at DC Comics from 1991-1998, and WildStorm from 2006-2010. Scott offered to tell the little known story of how DC came to introduce a new Batgirl into the DCU — Cassandra Cain. HIs post on the secret origin of how a second Batgirl came to be follows. Read More