Wonder Woman: The Comic Needs To Go Back To Feminist Roots

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I’d rather go back to Wonder Woman’s twirl as being the best known aspect of the character, rather than her being a product of a society that murders and enslaves children. This is not who the character is. It’s akin to making Ma and Pa Ken serial killers who raised Clark Ken to be Superman.

Congrats to Young Women Artists! Part Five

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Kelsie Ladd is the second oldest in her family of artists. She is fifteen years old and was kind enough to answer my questions about the Womanthology book and herself. How did you find out about the Womanthology project? A few years ago, while visiting a comic book convention, I met an amazing female artist named Renae De Liz. I really enjoyed talking to her,

The Tipping Point: Girls, Geeks, Sexualization and How It Starts So Young

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This winter, I wrote a column called “The Tipping Point,” about how geek and nerd society has reached the point where so many women have become involved that even though the resistance is there, integration is inevitable, especially in comics and gaming. The reactions some men have to this integration, especially the call for more three-dimensional characters in gaming and comics, can best be seen

GeekGirlCon is This Weekend…See You There?

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Be still my heart! There is actually a convention for us girls now! It’s in Seattle, so those of you on the East Coast have a ways to trek it (haha, I made a geek funny), but there is indeed a convention made “just for her” and it’s called GeekGirlCon! That said, I’m dragging my husband with me this weekend to the maiden-voyage of the