N.K. Jemisin’s #AntiFascistSFF and Gail Simone’s #ComicsHateNazis Are the Inspiration You Need on This Monstrous Day
Get through today with some inspiration from the #AntiFascistSFF and #ComicsHateNazis hashtags.Read More
Lupita Nyong'o already charmed the entire internet with her Pink Ranger disguise at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con, and now it turns out that she also dressed up as Kylo Ren!Read More
No one wants this.
Oh, good. Because the audiences so enamored by Wonder Woman–the ones talking and tweeting about the character nonstop, buying up merch, and seeing the new movie in record-breaking numbers–they've all been saying the same thing, right? We can all agree on the one thing missing from her story: a central male superhero figure. Isn't that what we've been asking for? (Spoiler: It's not.)Read More
Comics writer and all-around heroine Gail Simone went to see The Mummy and had a few choice words for the Tom Cruise movie that was dead on arrival.Read More
We had some huge news yesterday in that Joss Whedon will be writing, directing, and Executive Producing a Batgirl standalone film for Warner Bros. Now, more news is trickling out about the project, as well as a casting rumor based entirely on someone's Twitter behavior. Let's delve deep, you guys!Read More
Things We Saw Today: Gail Simone Schools Ignorant Comics Fans On How Facts Work Re: Wonder Woman’s Queerness
The comics world has been abuzz with the official confirmation that Wonder Woman is queer...but not everyone is happy about it, or even acknowledges it as true. Thankfully, frequent Wonder Woman writer, Gail Simone, is there on Twitter to lay the smackdown on comics readers who think they can choose which confirmed facts to believe.Read More
#BlackComicsMonth Creator Tee Franklin, A.K.A. MizCaramelVixen, Wants Your Stories of Mental Illness For Her New Anthology
Tee Franklin, known on the interwebz as MizCaramelVixen, is all about inclusiveness in comics. As you know, she was the brains behind the popular #BlackComicsMonth initiative, which puts the spotlight on comics with black protagonists and/or with black creators (bonus points for both!). Now, she has a new focus. One that is just as near and dear to her heart: ending the stigma surrounding mental illness.Read More
If you're a cosplay aficionado who's been looking to create a costume from DC Comics Bombshells, that task just got a lot easier, thanks to this new line-up of sewing patterns from Simplicity.Read More
A computer-destroying virus can really put a damper on your workday. Unless you want to leave work early. In which case, the "Happy Hour" virus will give you a safe method for doing just that.Read More
What are you waiting for? Get on the Jem train!
Welcome to the new Pull Wisely, TMS’ video comic review series! Join me as I go in-depth into a new comic.Read More
Not to mention the awesome artistic talent involved.
Kodansha is publishing an Attack on Titan comics anthology with a ton of talented writers attached, including Gail Simone, Kate Leth, and so many more. Get ready for some brand new stories set in the world of AoT.Read More
Red Sonja is undergoing a redesign, and she's saying "so long" to the chainmail bikini.Read More
The New 52 wasn't JUST for comics bros.
So now that it’s just over a year since Batgirl’s shake-up was first announced, how does the work by Gail Simone and artists Ardian Syaf, Daniel Sampere, Fernando Pasarin and Robert Gill (with fill-ins from writers Marguerite Bennett and Ray Fawkes and artists Ed Benes and others) stack up? Reading it for the first time in trade form, I’d say it’s the dark side of the current run but equally as striking and effective.Read More
The New 52 wasn't JUST for comics bros.
So now that it’s just over a year since Batgirl’s shake-up was first announced, how does the work by Simone and artists Ardian Syaf, Daniel Sampere, Fernando Pasarin and Robert Gill (with fill-ins from writers Marguerite Bennett and Ray Fawkes and artists Ed Benes and others) stack up? Reading it for the first time in trade form, I’d say it’s the dark side of the current run but equally as striking and effective.Read More
Yesterday we showed you an exclusive clip of Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric's World 3.0 feature "Rise of the Female Superhero," and now we're pleased to be able to present the piece to you in its entirety!Read More
What should you do when your convention's "Women In Comics" panel—or, any other panel, for that matter—ends up with an all-male set of hosts? Worse yet, what if you already contacted some women to appear as guests, but they declined? Never fear! Comic Book Women is here to give you a gentle nudge not to give up yet, and to offer a ton of options when it comes to selecting speakers and panelists for events.Read More
Gail Simone recently had an interview with The Daily Dot where she shared her thoughts on where Secret Six fit in to the "DC You" campaign.Read More
Exclusive: Gail Simone & Cat Staggs on Their New Image Title, Crosswind, Where Freaky Friday Meets Goodfellas
Image Expo is going full force in San Francisco right now but The Mary Sue has the exclusive first interview with creators Gail Simone and Cat Staggs for their new title, Crosswind!Read More
In case you needed some positivity in your day.
Cultural critique is incredibly important, but it can also take a quick turn into focusing on the negative and raining on the parade of all the amazing things that are going right. Today, comics writer Gail Simone took to Twitter to remind us all that no matter how many inappropriate butts get drawn, things are really pretty amazing right now in comics in general, and our voices and desires are only helping them get better in the future.Read More
Cosplayers Bring J. Scott Cambell’s Swords of Sorrow Cover to Life, Except With Completely Different Poses
Gail Simone's Dynamite series Swords of Sorrow is getting rave reviews, but it did hit a snag earlier this year when a cover by J. Scott Campbell was revealed for issue one. Many fans saw this as an odd move considering the buzz surrounding the all-female writers crossover event and the blatant reference to the Milo Manara Spider-Woman variant cover. However, fans love these characters and epic cosplay has occurred—just not exactly as the artist depicted them.Read More