Post Profile






For Women of Color, the Price of Fandom Can be Too High

A recent cover of The Village Voice features a colorful rendition of Ms. Marvel, the Pakistani-American superhero published by Marvel Comics, with the headline: “The Superhero For Our Times: Ms. Marvel and the New Inclusive World of Comics.” Comics and their adaptations have been going through a much needed revolution in regards to diversity. At least that’s how it looks at first glance: Wonder Woman is finally hitting the big screen next year for the first time in her 75 year history, Ta-Nahesi Coates is currently at the helm of the Black Panther series for Marvel, and Neflix’s Luke Cage features several complex black women who steal the spotlight from the titular hero.
read more

share

Related Posts


Good Versus Evil in the Superhero Comic Color Palette [Infographic]

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comics Alliance

When it comes to superhero comics, color is a bigger deal than you might think. As great as black and white stories are, the psychology of color is an important storytelling tool. Some characters and titles even rely on it explicitl...

Disney Publishes Marvel Superhero Picture Books

Media / Publishing : GalleyCat

At New York Comic Con, Disney Publishing hosted a panel featuring writer Rich Thomas, artist Val Semeiks, and artist Craig Rousseau. The panel explored a line of picture book titles starring Marvel comic book heroes (Disney acquired...

Blaz Porenta Paints Marvel Heroes, Giant Turtles and a Big Bad Wolf [Art]

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comics Alliance

Digital painter Blaz Porenta builds massive images from layer after layer of color and detail, finishing with striking images suited to cover everything from superhero comics to metal albums to Blu-rays. Currently working out of Slo...

Utah Valley magazine: Sorry about ‘Women of Color’ headline

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko

We would like to apologize to anyone offended by the headline “Women of Color” in the most recent issue of Utah Valley Magazine. No offense was intended whatsoever. We have changed the headline in our online version to read “Colorfu...

Fandom Library: Rampage #1!

Entertainment / Comic Books : Random Acts of Geekery

As many of you know (certainly Manic Man, for one), until relatively recently, Marvel Comics weren't published in the same format in the UK as they were in the USA. Often, there would be color covers on the UK books, with black and ...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC