How to make better heroes? Weaken them.
ComicbookGRRRL writes about the history of Catwoman and the hypersexualization of a sexual woman: “At first glance, the cover of the upcoming Catwoman #1 may not be seen as terribly out of place for a character who is so openly sexual and enjoys revelling in the power she […]
…or, Why We Are Confused About The Defining Terms Angrily Dismissed By Those Trying to Trademark Them Recently on her site GiantMice.com, “experience designer” Brooke Thompson posted an article entitled, “Transmedia Is Killing Hollywood Will Kill Transmedia.” In it, Thompson decries the fact that the new storytelling form […]
Dr. Batman, Chris Sims, explains why Batman doesn’t kill–and why someone who seems a lot like he was Batman, has killed in Batman comics. (For the record, the Gutter stands with Chris Sims on this).
How did Carol Borden become a fan of DC superheroes? Did she uncover the truth that criminals were a cowardly and superstitious lot? Was she packed into an interstellar cradle and shot into space with the blind hope that she would be found and raised to value truth, […]
ZOMG, French Muslim Batman! ZOMG, Idris Elba is a Norse God! (Incidentally, Idris Elba could play every role in most movies and we’d be fine).