ABC Entertainment Prez: “Active Talks” to Bring Marvel Female Superhero to Series

While ABC‘s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may be set to shuffle off the network’s programming coil after its upcoming seventh season, the network is looking to stay in the Marvel Television superhero business a little while longer. According to a report from Deadline Hollywood, the broadcaster is in “active talks” for a new Marvel series […]

‘The Boys’: The Deep’s Favorite Thing? The Beautiful Ocean – with Kirei Shoyu Soy Sauce! [VIDEO]

Amazon Prime Video‘s adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson‘s comic book series The Boys will see its world premiere this week, with cast members Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Karen Fukuhara, and Elisabeth Shue as well as executive producer-showrunner Eric Kripke invading the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival for a special screening and […]

Rachel Unglighter – An Earlier Female Ghostbuster

I took the girls to see Ghostbusters at the weekend. We all loved it. I may talk about that later. But it also got me to thinking about previous female Ghostbusters. Now, the receptionist character of Janine certainly took on that role repeatedly in the Real Ghostbusters cartoon. But there was also a comic from […]

A New Marvel Record For Female Comic Creators – Gendercrunching March 2016

By Tim Hanley DC’s overall percentage of female creators ticked down slightly in March while Marvel’s took a sizeable, record setting jump. We also take a look at another record setter, this year’s Eisner nominations. DC COMICS After a higher start to the year, DC seems to be settling into the low teens, an area […]

She Changed Comics, A New Female History Of The Industry From The CBLDF

She Changed Comics is a full-colour, 160-page book coming out this autumn, funded through Kickstarter and produced by the CBLDF. While traditionally the history of comic books is dominated by male names, Shuster and Siegel, Goodman, Kane, Eisner, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, this book will profile and interview sixty female creators from the beginning of the 20th […]

The Summer Of The Female Comic Book Movie – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, While thousands of words are being written on comic book movies this summer, including the impending decline of the superhero movie, there’s a trend that no one has picked up on: the rise of the female comic book movie. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65UUtHBHJZM[/youtube] Right now, a comic book movie is the biggest hit in China. […]

The Rise Of The Female Superhero With Amanda Conner, G Willow Wilson, Medeith Finch, Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Babs Tarr, Kate Perkins, Tara Butters, Sana Amanat, Marguerite Bennett, Shelley Bond, Michele Fazekas, Hayley Atwell, Jennifer Lawrence, Melissa Benoist And More. Like Grant Morrison, Axel Alonso, Jim Lee, Dan DiDio.

Amanda Conner, G Willow Wilson, Medeith Finch, Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Babs Tarr, Kate Perkins, Tara Butters, Sana Amanat, Marguerite Bennett, Shelley Bond, Michele Fazekas, Hayley Atwell, Jennifer Lawrence and Melissa Benoist are joined by Grant Morrison, Axel Alonso, Jim Lee, Dan DiDio and more to talk about the rise of the female superhero for Yahoo […]

When Message Board Posters Write Marvel’s Comics for Them

Two comic books. Thor and All-New Captain America. The first has a mystery woman take the role of the god of thunder, spinning Mjolnir, after Thor was judged unworthy to wield his own powers. And second has Sam Wilson, The Falcon, a black man, taking the role of Captain America, after age caught up with […]

Not The First Time Jimmy Olsen Has Been “Superman’s Gal”…

All that surprise and fuss on the right hand side of Bleeding Cool over the possibility of Jimmy Olsen being played by a woman in Man Of Steel. Because Jimmy Olsen has played a woman many a time. Indeed, for a time he seemed to be doing it all the time.  Let’s let Fred Hembeck […]

DC Comics Reaffirms Commitment To Female Creators And Characters

Well that was fast. Earlier today I wrote about DC making plans for female-creator female-friendly projects, some of which as as a result of concern expressed at San Diego Comic Con about a massive reduction of female creators in the DC Relaunch. On the Source blog, DC Comics has just posted the following; Over the […]

Gendercrunching The DC Relaunch

by Tim Hanley With the full solicitations for DC Comics’ relaunch now revealed, we have a special edition of Gendercrunching!! In terms of female characters, it looks decent. Of the 52 new number ones, 7 of the books are headlined by solo women or all-female teams, and several other team books feature female characters (most […]

Sunday Runaround – The Byrne Origin Of Robin

ByrneWatch: From the boards; Since when is Robin a girl? •• Since I suggested it to Frank on a flight back from a convention in Atlanta, one year, and a wee while later he used the idea in THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS. PadWatch: Now the Kindle yaoi censorship spreads to heterosexual content too. ThorWatch: Pagans […]