Comic news · Queer comics

More queer comics! (And a few other neat things)

Listen. I’m madly in love with the wide variety of anthologies featuring queer creators and comics I’m finding. I’ve found a few more, and a few other neat things outside the sphere of ‘normal’ comics. More queer anthologies (read part one here): The Other Side: A queer paranormal comics anthology Oath: an anthology of queer…… Continue reading More queer comics! (And a few other neat things)

Feminism · Research · SDCC

Dames, damsels, debutantes: An empirical analysis of women’s representation in superhero comics

That’s the title of my research project, almost a year in the making now. It was inspired by the Bechdel test for film and other tests that have since spawned. For those who don’t know, the Bechdel test is a (somewhat joke) of a test proposed by two characters in Alison Bechdel’s “Dykes to Watch…… Continue reading Dames, damsels, debutantes: An empirical analysis of women’s representation in superhero comics