At SyFy Wire, friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes about Vampirella. “Vampirella is a queer icon, and the sooner we all allow her to be the truly epic character she is, the better off comics will be.”
The internet archive has 89 issues of Warren Publishing’s Vampirella for your spooky reading pleasure! “Vampirella is a fictional character, a comic book vampire superheroine created by Forrest J Ackerman and costume designer Trina Robbins in Warren Publishing’s black-and-white horror comics magazine Vampirella #1 (Sept. 1969). Writer-editor Archie […]
One night, dressed as a black panther for a costume party, socialite Marla Drake sees a fugitive from justice and leaps from her car and into action for the first time as Miss Fury, the first female superhero created by a woman. Marla Drake had inherited a magical, […]
Trina Robbins shares free downloads of her book, Lily Renée, Escape Artist, at her website. Robbins writes about Renée, a comics creator who had fled Vienna in 1938. Renee worked on comics like Werewolf Hunter and Señorita Rio.
Comics Editor Carol is off convincing mummies that those ladies who look like their beloved are spunky archaeologists who have their own lives now, thank you very much. She’s also running the official TIFF Midnight Madness and Vanguard program blogs and will be back next month. Now, please […]
Comics Editor Carol did a quick review of Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines for the ActionFest Blog. “[I]t’s not just about letting little girls know that they can be heroes, that they can be anything they want. It’s about knowing that as adults we have […]