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Rape And The Modern Superhero Comic – Invincible #110

There are spoilers for today’s issue of Invincible by Robert Kirkman, the author of The Walking Dead and Ryan Ottley below. It is not unknown for rape to be a part of superhero comic books. Whether that’s the attempted rape of Evey …

Rape, He Wrote.

From Gail Simone‘s legendary Women In Refrigerators in 1999, Mark Millar told her; “Granted, the female stuff has more of a sexual violence theme and this is something people should probably watch out for, but rape is a rare thing …

Rape, Redemption And The Superior Spider-Man (Spoilers)

On Boxing Day, I wrote; Superior Spider-Man #1 looks to be, in many ways, a tale of redemption. Someone trying to change and be a better man. Knowing what he knows now, experiencing what he has now experienced, will he …

Rape, Redemption And The Amazing Spider-Man (Spoilers)

There are spoilers for those who have not yet read Amazing Spider-Man #700 or Avenging Spider-Man #15.1, published today. Go no further if not… As has been stated a number of times “If you have to ask if it’s rape, …

That Doonesbury Cartoon

This is the first of a series of Doonesbury cartoons running this week in… slightly less newspapers than usual. Targeting legislation in a number of states that those seeking an abortion must have a transvaginal scan, something that has been …

Identity Crisis, “What The Fuck Is This?” – Grant Morrison, Rolling Stone Magazine

Grant Morrison said a lot of things in his Rolling Stone Magazine interview (and more comic-specific outtakes).  Here are five things from the latter. There’s plenty more where that came from. When I wrote Superman, it was like contemplating Buddha,” …

Friday Runaround – From Stan Lee To Hiroshima

This is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on. Stan Lee, Mastermind Of The Marvel …