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Phenomenal Cosmic Powers!

For the 9th January (LJ | DW) bjornwilde asked what global or cosmic hero/es I like, based on the correct assumption that I tend to prefer street level superheroes (The Question, Black Canary, Daredevil) So here’s three powerhouses, from three different publishers. Power Girl I’d been … Continue reading

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Jumping is Easy; Falling is Fun – A Batgirl: Year One Fanmix

  I make fanmixes when I’m writing. DON’T JUDGE ME. Just listen.

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Yuletide Reveals

I wrote three stories this Yuletide. Not too bad, considering that my computer was dead for about a month in the middle there. The theme this year was “People called Barbara,” and also “people called Dick,” genderswapping characters, banter, and … Continue reading

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Superhero Toys for Girls

Girls don’t buy toys! This is the new and exciting new finding from A Cartoon Network Exec, as reported by Paul Dini (who has a strong track record writing women in comics) to Kevin Smith (who, uh, doesn’t). Anyway, it’s … Continue reading

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Yuletide Promotions: Ame-Comi Girls

What is it? A 39 issue digital-first comics series (the issues are shorter than standard comic issues and sell for 99c each) published by DC comics and based on a series of statuettes produced by the company over the last few … Continue reading

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Yuletide Promotions: Birds of Prey

What is it? An ongoing comic published by DC that is made of up three volumes: The first ran for 127 issues from 1999 through 2009 and was most prominently written by Chuck Dixon and then Gail Simone. The second … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC: 10. Showcases

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area | Magic | No Tights, No Capes | Out of Time] This last batch are a space for team-ups, out-of-continuity storytelling and showcases for characters who don’t have their own title, and for creators who are less well known … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC: 9. Out of Time

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area | Magic | No Tights, No Capes] So far, most of these books are occurring concurrently and more or less in continuity, with allowances for writer freedom and keeping crossovers to a manageable number. The following books … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC: 8. No Tights, No Capes

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area | Magic] That doesn’t mean no masks, and it doesn’t mean no superpowers, but it does mean fewer gaudy costumes, and a turn towards the more grimdark Vertigo/Charlton atmosphere, with two very obvious effects. There … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 7. Magic

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area] We are a little bit out of my area of expertise again, here. Because none of these books are particularly ones that I have followed to any great extent. Although I am most … Continue reading

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