Tag Archives: rape

#FireWilliamShakespeare

So there’s been a little social media storm over recent issues of Captain America written by Rick Remender. The problem? It goes like this. Jet Black is the daughter of big bad Zola. The argument goes that we first meet …

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 …