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Gendercrunching October 2013 – The Long DC Drought Is Over And Marvel Loses Its Streak

By Tim Hanley Well this is a surprising turn of events. After posting 16 straight months with the highest overall percentage of female creators, Marvel has been toppled. DC rose considerably while Marvel fell, and it was enough to tip …

“Women. Know Your Limits.” Kelly Sue DeConnick And The Smurfette Syndrome (UPDATE)

From the Harry Enfield sketch… Hannah Means Shannon quoted Kelly Sue DeConnick at the Women At Marvel panel at NYCC, and it kind of stuck with me, about being the “Smurfette on the Avengers panel”. I think it says it …

Sorry Folks, Astonishing X-Men Is Cancelled In October… But Astonishing Captain America Is Back, Renamed

We ran rumours of this the other week. But sadly it’s true, Astonishng X-Men, the comic that gave us Joss Whedon and John Cassaday on X-Men and later the marriage of Northstar and Kyle that hit the headlines internationally, is …

Astonishing X-Men To X-Club For 99 Cents From ComiXology Tomorrow

Coming down the pipe… If you are enjoying Si Spurrier’s run on X-Men Legacy, then his five issue miniseries X-Club will be 99 cents an issue tomorrow on ComiXology. Along with the post-Joss Whedon Astonishing X-Men #25 to #51, better …

What Does Red She Hulk Mean For Female Lead Superhero Comics?

Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool reported on Majorie Liu‘s remarks that she had been setting up an all-women superhero comic book with her Astonishing X-Men artist Mike Perkins at Marvel, starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique, only for …

The All Women Superhero Marvel Team From Marjorie Liu That Never Was

Louis Falcetti reporting from Bleeding Cool, lets us know that Astonishing X-Men writer Marjorie Liu pitched an all female superhero team starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique. Mike Perkins was on board to draw it, it would have …