Tag Archives: comic books

#NCBD 9/2/2015 – The Backlist

No, there’s not some new comic out that you’re all missing. This NCBD I only got one book and it was last month’s Jem. I’m not writing about the series just yet because I’m waiting to get the last issue. … Continue reading

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A Question About Rebooted Canon

Content warnings for discussion of abuse/abusive relationships with regard to Joker/Harley and Harley/Ivy. Reboots can range from the mild to the large. Some are just focused on company-wide changes in diversity and bringing women/characters of color to the forefront. They’re … Continue reading

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Dear Comic Fans: We Get it. You’re racist and racebending scares you.

Why are comic book fans so darn mad when a comic book character gets the racebending treatment?

For the most part, comic book fans are so very predictable when it comes to race.

Nothing pisses comic fans off more than a historically white character being racebent and therefore turned into a character of color or when a character of color takes over a legacy title (Like Superman, Spider-Man, or Ms. Marvel). Continue reading

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Grayson #9 – A List

I am really into making lists right now so here are 9 things that I loved, liked, or lost time thinking about while reading (and rereading) Grayson #9. Continue reading

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Today In Unnecessary Boob Placement…

I adore the idea of a Gwen Stacy month for variant covers. For years I’ve been peeved that the most common thing she’s been known for as a character is something super sucky.

But I have one question about this variant for the Groot book that I saw on twitter today: why does Groot!Gwen have breasts? Continue reading

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My Favorite Robins

Originally posted back in 2012 on my now-defunct MissSynph tumblr blog. I’m reposting this (with a few updates) since it is Robin’s anniversary year. We’ve got so much to look forward to with Robin as a legacy character this year … Continue reading

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Age of Ultron – Spoiler Free Review

Nothing in this review should spoil the film. I talk about stuff made explicit (or implied) in the films many trailers, tv spots, and press releases/interviews. At the end of the credits, there’s the tagline “A Joss Whedon Film”. I … Continue reading

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#FCBD Photo Recap

So to cap off a weekend that was full of fantastic nerdery, I took my nieces to Free Comic Book Day and they loved the experience. This was Tee’s second FCBD and Emm’s first. They were perfect freaking angels. They got … Continue reading

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Her Universe and the DC’s Super Hero Girls Initiative

Today, I woke up to two interesting things going on in comics. Both things revolved around women and girls in comics. I have thoughts on both but I’m a wee bit grumpy about them weirdly enough (thankfully, some commentary from … Continue reading

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