A Closer Look At The Many Female Creators And Characters In DC Comics’ New Line Up

DC Comics made a big announcement today, revealing the post-“Convergence” line up for their main superhero titles. Along with 29 continuing titles, DC unveiled 24 new series and minis, many of which featured new creators and a variety of new and underutilized characters. It was a good day for women at DC across the boardContinue reading “A Closer Look At The Many Female Creators And Characters In DC Comics’ New Line Up”

Remembering Nick Cardy With His Wonder Woman Covers

Earlier this week, famed comic book artist Nick Cardy passed away at the age of 93.  Cardy began in comics in 1939 at Eisner & Iger, and later won two Purple Hearts during World War Two.  Years after the war, Cardy was hired by DC Comics, where he was best known for launching the SilverContinue reading “Remembering Nick Cardy With His Wonder Woman Covers”

RIP Carmine Infantino, 1925-2013 – His Wonder Woman Legacy

Yesterday, legendary comic book artist Carmine Infantino passed away at the age of 87.  Infantino is perhaps best known for helping to launch the Silver Age of comics when he co-created and designed the costume for an all-new Flash in Showcase #4 in October 1956.  He co-created many other famed characters as well, including theContinue reading “RIP Carmine Infantino, 1925-2013 – His Wonder Woman Legacy”

Wonder Woman And The DC Gals Play Dungeons & Dragons

This image has been making the rounds lately, and I liked it so much I thought I’d post it here too.  It’s drawn by artist Kyle Latino, who elaborated on the piece: In my mind, this is a game that Diana has been planning for a while, but it’s everyone else’s first time out. She’sContinue reading “Wonder Woman And The DC Gals Play Dungeons & Dragons”

Wonder Woman Got Her Ass Slapped In Her Own Book, But Kicked Ass Everywhere Else This Week

If you read my review of Wonder Woman #17, you know that I didn’t particularly care for the issue. In the midst of critiquing all of the problematic writing and art decisions, I mentioned a panel that really got on my nerves only in passing.  It was this slap of encouragement from Orion: Not classy.Continue reading “Wonder Woman Got Her Ass Slapped In Her Own Book, But Kicked Ass Everywhere Else This Week”

My Case For Wonder Woman To Win The Most Kick Ass DC Woman Tournament At DCWKA

For the past three years, the fantastic site DC Women Kicking Ass has run a tournament to name the most kick ass DC woman of the year.  This year, the final four are Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), Stephanie Brown, and Wonder Woman.  Yesterday and today, each woman’s case has been made inContinue reading “My Case For Wonder Woman To Win The Most Kick Ass DC Woman Tournament At DCWKA”

Wonder Woman: Secretary Of The Justice Society Of America

Way back in the 1940s, decades before the Justice League first appeared, DC’s premiere superhero team was the Justice Society of America.  The all-male team was always off fighting Nazis and other evildoers in All-Star Comics, but the most famous character to come from the book was Wonder Woman, who appeared for the first timeContinue reading “Wonder Woman: Secretary Of The Justice Society Of America”