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  1. Dorkly Presents the 5 Weirdest Redesigns of Your Favorite Comic Characters

    OK, this looks bad.

    Every once in a while, comics creators try to shake things up and bring a new perspective to classic superhero attire. Sometimes it works, like with Carol Danvers or the latest Batgirl. Sometimes it decidedly does not. Here are those times, as curated by Dorkly.

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  2. Six Flags Admits Female Superheroes Exist In Their New Justice League Commercial

    I'll still take a Themyscira ride though.

    It's been a long time since I visited a Six Flags park, but I always loved their Warner Bros. rides. As it turns out, they're introducing a new 3D ride in Texas and Missouri soon called Justice League: Battle for Metropolis, and it features some of DC Comics' women!

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  3. Is It Anatomically Possible to Do Milo Manara’s Spider-Woman Cover? Three Gymnasts Test The Theory.

    I think you can guess.

    Can you really scale a wall in that position?

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  4. A Young Adult Novel Starring Lois Lane Will Be Published Next Spring

    It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a DC woman getting her due!

    Lois Lane is finally getting her own novel in Fallout, a 300-page-plus book geared towards young adults and set for publication by Capstone/Switch next May.

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  5. Pull It Together: Saga, Bee and Puppycat, Tomb Raider and More!

    We've got issues. Lots of issues.

    Welcome to Pull It Together, where the goal is to narrow the massive field of comic book titles to the ones you shouldn’t overlook. It isn’t about what’s on my pull list, it’s about what could be on yours!

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  6. No Ifs, No Butts: Spider-Woman and the Comic Community’s Problem with Minority Readers

    Do better, industry.

    Sometimes it’s easy to see the potential of an iconic image from a first glance. War photography, Marilyn Monroe on a subway grate, Doge—that kind of stuff. Did I see that potential when I first saw Milo Manara’s variant Spider-Woman cover? No, I really just thought her butt looked weird.

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  7. Dorkly Reminds Us Of That One Time Batman And Superman Had To Share a Single Bed

    IT HAPPENED, INTERNET.

    Yeah, sure, the Dorkly article that this is from is actually about the most embarrassing fights between the caped crusader and the son of Krypton, but all of that when flew right the window faster than a speeding bullet when we laid our eyes on this delightful fanfiction trope come to (comic) life. Look at them. Look at their angry faces. JUST SPOON ALREADY YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.

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  8. Spider-Woman Cover Artist Milo Manara & Writer Dennis Hopeless Respond To Online Discussion

    Milo Manara, the Italian artist behind Marvel's Spider-Woman #1 variant cover, and writer of the upcoming series Dennis Hopeless have both commented on the recent controversy.

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  9. LEGO SuperFriends Project Takes Girly Minifigs And Makes Them Into Heroes

    Everything is awesome!

    The LEGO Friends line of products got a lot of flak from feminist critics when it was first introduced, mostly because it took what was envisioned as a completely gender-neutral toy and turned it into a very tradition-conforming example of femininity. The pastel-hued sets are inspired by shopping malls and Disney princesses; the minifigs have bright eyes and slender waists. And there's so much pink! You know what the LEGO Friends could use? Some superheroes.

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  10. Marvel’s Black Widow #12 Cover Features CNN’s Anderson Cooper Because Of Course It Does

    Black Widow, Silver Fox, what's the difference?

    In all seriousness, this cover by Phil Noto is incredibly gorgeous. And it's not just a one-image gimmick, either: according to the creative team behind Black Widow, Anderson Cooper will play an integral role to the plot as he "exposes the tangled web of the Widow’s past discretions." Uhhhh, yes please?

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