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Discovery of the week: Meet Vera the superheroine transforming the diet of babies and kids in Ghana and Africa

As a mother or father, the first six months of your baby’s eating life might be based on solely breast milk or formula depending on your situation. 2,134 more words

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Zine Project: The Male Gaze and Comics

The “male gaze,” a term mostly used in regards to film, refers to the assumption of filmmakers that the audience is comprised solely of male viewers. 1,173 more words

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The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

Rating: 5/5 –  A Valuable Resource for Fans of Heroines – both Super and Otherwise.
by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow.

My name is Al Sparrow and I love superheroines. 722 more words

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Is This Feminist? The Legend of Wonder Woman by Renae de Liz

Reviewing Wonder Woman comics for feminism is something of a tradition around here, (Grant Morrison, George Perez, the Bombshells version), so I wanted to make sure and talk about the latest trendy rendition,  556 more words

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THE MANTIS SAGA: CHAPTER LINKS

Balladeer’s Blog spent part of this past summer on a light-hearted, escapist bit of fun by examining the very first Mantis storylines at Marvel Comics. Mantis was brought into the Marvel Cinematic Universe this year in the second… 1,336 more words

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Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine by Tim Hanley

Review:

I read The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore some years ago, so I was familiar with the creator of Wonder Woman, William Moulton Marston, and his proclivities and motivations, but this book goes beyond the creation of Wonder Woman and brings us a full history of her legacy. 476 more words

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MANTIS MEETS THE JUSTICE LEAGUE: A CELESTIAL MADONNA EPILOGUE

Balladeer’s Blog’s summer-long exploration of Marvel Comics’ Celestial Madonna Saga of 1973-1975 wrapped up last Saturday. For a light-hearted “dessert” after that 31-part examination here’s a look at a ONE-ISSUE tie-in from 1977 that Steve Englehart, the writer of much of the Celestial Madonna Saga, wrote for the Justice League of America (as it was then called) at his NEW employers: rival comic book company DC. 847 more words

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