Sometimes you come up with a title that sticks in your brain for so long that you’ve just got to write the dang book. Three years ago, I was trying to fall asleep and was thinking about superheroes, as I am often wont to do, and the title “Not All Supermen” popped into my head.Continue reading “My New Book, Not All Supermen: Sexism, Toxic Masculinity, and the Complex History of Superheroes, Is Coming July 15!”
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Justice League Review: It Was Fine, I Guess? Not Good, But Not Awful
Justice League isn’t a terrible movie, and that in itself is a major achievement. Director Zack Snyder’s past two superhero outings were dour, unwieldy affairs that fundamentally misunderstood almost every character who appeared in them. Justice League is a much more conventional movie, leaner and even fun at times. It’s not great by any means.Continue reading “Justice League Review: It Was Fine, I Guess? Not Good, But Not Awful”
Wonder Woman Annual #1 Review: A Delightful Assortment of Tales!
Annuals are tricky comic books. They cost more than a regular issue, so readers expect some extra bang for their buck. They also tend to be disconnected from the ongoing arc(s) in the main series, so it’s easy for readers to question their relevance. An annual is an expensive collection of standalone stories, most ofContinue reading “Wonder Woman Annual #1 Review: A Delightful Assortment of Tales!”
Remembering Noel Neill, The First Live Action Lois Lane
Noel Neill passed away last Sunday at the age of 95, having lived a long and fascinating life. She wore a number of hats during her time in show business; she was a model, a singer, and an actress in both film and television, but she was best known as Lois Lane. Neill was theContinue reading “Remembering Noel Neill, The First Live Action Lois Lane”
It Looks Like Lois Lane Will be the New Superwoman in Upcoming Series by Jimenez and Lupacchino
First, Newsarama noticed that a picture file of the cover of DC’s recently announced Superwoman title, which is part of their upcoming “Rebirth” line, was titled “Lois Spread_Colors_Final.” That was a bit of a hint. And now that DC is releasing previews of their upcoming line, Bleeding Cool‘s got the inside scoop: Lois Lane isContinue reading “It Looks Like Lois Lane Will be the New Superwoman in Upcoming Series by Jimenez and Lupacchino”
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review – Wonder Woman Steals the Show from the Angsty Boys
I’ve been wary of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice from the get-go, having gotten burned by director Zack Snyder with the mess that was Man of Steel. From the moment it was announced, I’ve greeted the film with caution and snark. However, here’s my deep dark secret: I REALLY wanted this movie to beContinue reading “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review – Wonder Woman Steals the Show from the Angsty Boys”
Is Wonder Woman and Superman’s Romantic Relationship Over for Good?
Wonder Woman and Superman got together a few years back in Justice League #12, and not much good has come of it since. They launched their own series in which Wonder Woman has played a constant second fiddle role and, with all the drama Superman’s been going through from the Doomsday virus to his identityContinue reading “Is Wonder Woman and Superman’s Romantic Relationship Over for Good?”