COMICS ALLIANCE PRESENTS ‘KATE OR DIE’ IN ‘GIRL POWER’
By Kate Leth
In this episode, Kate offers some words of encouragement to the creators and publishers putting forth new women-friendly superhero comics, including Ms. Marvel, Captain Marvel, and the ferociously well received news of a Batgirl revamp by Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr and Brendan Fletcher.
This week, I talk about a thing I love, and a thing I love is the new Batgirl. You might have picked up on this.
- Daredevil #169 by Frank Miller, Klaus Janson & Glynis Wein.
— ancient Ororo proverb
But the overall problem is one of a culture where instead of seeing women as, you know, people, protagonists of their own stories just like we are of ours, men are taught that women are things to “earn,” to “win.” That if we try hard enough and persist long enough, we’ll get the girl in the end. Like life is a video game and women, like money and status, are just part of the reward we get for doing well.
The relationship between this week’s mass shooting and misogyny in tech, by Arthur Chu. HIGHLY recommended reading.
The stories we tell ourselves matter.
Warlock #11 (Marvel Comics - February 1976)
Writer: Jim Starlin
Illustrators: Jim Starlin (Layout) & Steve Leialoha (Finishes)
Rape, By The Numbers.
everyone needs to see this graphic
I linked this to my guy friends who always use the excuse of “What about the false reports? It’s not fair that innocent men are accused of a crime they didn’t commit”
2 out of 1000. 0.02% Of all rapes are false.
Well, are you a Red Dupe? (1) Unattributed parody of Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts from The Daily Show With Jon Stewart’s America The Book, & (2) EC Comic’s response to the anti-Comics moral panic of the 50s, as created by Jack Davis & Albert B. Feldstein and printed in 1954’s Haunt Of Fear.
- All New X-Men #25 by Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez, Justin Ponsor & special guests. Page by Jason Shiga.
- The Long Tomorrow by Jon O’Bannon and Moebius.