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Spider-Girl is kicking some ass in the comics this week

Spider-Girl is kicking some ass in the comics this week Whilst perusing for some geekery I came across an article over at the BBC news site and thought it was cool. According to the piece, there’s a new comic is out in the US this week (and UK Nov 18) and it features Spider-Girl, a non-sexualised, 16 yr old, latino superhero. Spider-Girl aka Anya Corazon...
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Lesbian superhero Batwoman gets own series

Lesbian superhero Batwoman gets own series DC comics has announced openly lesbian superhero character Batwoman (and of course her alter ego Kathy Kane) will be getting her own comic book series. She’s the first openly lesbian superhero in an ongoing series, so this is fairly big news in the geek realm. DC Comics executive editor Dan Didio...
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Ellen DeGeneres in Bluewater Productions Female Force comic book

Ellen DeGeneres in Bluewater Productions Female Force comic book Well you don’t get much more of a gay comic book character than Ellen DeGeneres. The lady herself will be the subject of Bluewater Productions’ “Female Force” biography series. The Ellen comic will follow “the comedienne from her youth in Louisiana, through the endless smoke-filled comedy...
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Dragon Age comic released March the bad news is…

Dragon Age comic released March the bad news is… …It features a story by one Orson Scott-Card. I thought we’d covered this is December, but can’t seem to find the post. Orson Scott Card wrote the story to the upcoming Dragon Age comic with artwork by Mark Robinson. There is definitely some odd irony in that given Scott Card’s...
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Marvel Comics do comics by women

Marvel Comics do comics by women With the air still swirling with “Marvel are sexist” (and indeed the geek realm of comic books overall), Marvel Comics brings us Girl Comics. The special three-issue anthology will be made by women, that is to say completely by women. All inking, artwork, lettering, the whole thing will be by...
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Lesbian gamers and anime themed geek girl wedding

Lesbian gamers and anime themed geek girl wedding Gamers Anli and Laura got ‘married’ in early September in NSW, Australia (gay marriage isn’t legal yet, but that doesn’t stop some couples here in Oz!). Their choice of wedding theme, cake and overall vibe was one of geek girl gaming. The girls stated “We wanted a ceremony that...
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Woman first, lesbian second says reviewer on Tim Gunn comic Models Inc.

Woman first, lesbian second says reviewer on Tim Gunn comic Models Inc. Brian Andersen over at Newsarama has an interesting article up about the “Models Inc.” comic Models, Inc. #1 (of 4), written by Paul Tobin and Marc Sumerak, art by Vicenc Villagrasa and Jorge Molina. In the article Andersen mentions a lesbian character within the framework. It’s a good...
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Worth 1000 Vintage Hollywood Manga Anime contest

Worth 1000 Vintage Hollywood Manga Anime contest We spotted this and thought it was pretty cool for Manga fans. Photoshop site Worth 1000 is holding a competition where people alter famous vintage hollywood stars into their Manga versions. Some of these are pretty cool. If you’re a fan of old skool Hollywood, or indeed Manga, check it out. Worth...
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Angel and Spike get it on! In Dark Horse presents Almost Darkest comic preview

Angel and Spike get it on! In Dark Horse presents Almost Darkest comic preview Just a quick update today, but one the Buffy and Angel fans are going to enjoy I hope. Ever thought the way Spike looked at Angel was filled with lust? Well Joss Whedon and illustrator Jo Chen have made your fantasies come true. New three page short comic “Almost Darkest” features the pair in a...
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Rumormill with Kristin – Are the Scooby Gange back in animated form?

Rumormill with Kristin – Are the Scooby Gange back in animated form? The Scoobies Are Back! That’s right, our beloved Buffy characters are said to be returning and with Whedon as well. There are few details currently known, but if this gets off the ground it will be animated. Well, as animated as the Watchmen motion comic was. It will be an adaption of the Buffy comic...
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Batwoman is a lesbian and she’s taking over from Batman

Batwoman is a lesbian and she’s taking over from Batman When we covered Batwoman’s de-closeting way back in June last year, there was also mention then of Batwoman getting her own share of the bat spotlight. Well it seems that time has come and judging from the feedback at io9, it’s not all that welcome. The site has a piece on Batwoman taking over...
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