Webcomic Review: Strong Female Protagonist: Truth, Social Justice and the Online Way

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  By Maggie Vicknair As a teenager, Alison Green was Mega-Girl, a member of the world’s foremost superhero team, until one day she quit dramatically on live television. After an eye-opening conversation which her former arch-nemesis She had realized that all the capes, costumes, and epic battle’s weren’t really helping anyone long term. Now, no […]

Tilting at Windmills #253: Was DC’s Rebirth a Commercial Hit… or Failure?

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We’re still very much in the short-term phase as I write this as the fifth issues of the initial “Rebirth” series just come out, and we’re still at least a quarter, perhaps two, to see how the greater market ends up reacting over-all – but I can look at my own data and draw out a few initial suppositions.

Interview: Roger Langridge on the handmade aesthetic of Betty Boop

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Roger Langridge’s work has often worn its influences on its proverbial sleeve. In comics like Fred the Clown and The Muppet Show and Popeye, he’s shown an affinity for early 20th Century culture, vaudeville, and silent comedy. It should come as no surprise that he was approached to write a new Betty Boop miniseries which launches from Dynamite in October. Along with Gisele Lagace, Langridge brings the character into the 21st Century , and he talks about the kiniseries and the three other books of his that are coming out in the next few months.

INTERVIEW: Trina Robbins opens up about DOPE and her lost Wonder Woman Tales

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by Alex Dueben Trina Robbins is known for many things over the course of her long career in comics. She was one of the “founding mommies” of the influential anthology Wimmen’s Comix, wrote a number of important nonfiction books about the history of comics, and edited books collecting the work of many influential cartoonists. She’s […]