Tag Archives: sexism

That ‘Fangirls’ T-Shirt Of Wondercon

This was a T-shirt design created last year on DeviantArt. In the safe, warm, misogynist community of the comment forum, there were welcoming quotes such as “Friend wore it to the cafeteria, where several Hambeasts occupy. Much laughs were had, …

Tess Fowler Shows Us Her Powerpuff Girls Cover Alternative

The Powerpuff Girls cover story that we seemed to break out the other day has travelled the internet like wildfire, now ending up in the Guardian (with a headline that would shame Bleeding Cool.) But one comic book creator has …

My Favourite Images From The Hawkeye Initiative – And One Of My Own

We mentioned this ysterday, a social media-driven satire on the portrayal of women in comic books with people redrawiing certain scenes recast with Hawkeye. Just because. Here are a few of my favourites… and I just had to do one …

Fanboy Rampage: Jennifer de Guzman Vs Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning is a writer for Newsarama and he has also written for Bleeding Cool as well as having work published by Image Comics. And yesterday he shared the above meme on his Facebook page. Can you guess what happened …

Si Spurrier Makes A Stand For Panel Parity Of Gender. By Standing Down.

Today, at the London Super Comic Convention, on the How To Write A Comic Script panel, Si Spurrier gave up his seat in favour of a female panellist. He did this in support of Paul Cornell’s stance that unless there …

Gendercrunching June 2011 – Dark Horse To The Rescue

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; DC had a big dip in June but remained in double digits, while Marvel rose slightly but continued to languish in a rather paltry total. It wasn’t the worst month for either company, but …

Gendercrunching – DC & Marvel, April 2011 by Tim Hanley

After leading Marvel for three months, DC Comics took a tumble and the Big Two ended up tied for April. Marvel saw a modest bump, which is lovely, but both publishers are in the single digits for the first time …