Gender Issues: Elektra

Welcome back to Gender Issues, the bi-monthly column about what comics featuring women have to offer. Lately, we’ve been taking a look at Marvel and their slew of female leads. Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Ms. ... Read More...

Gender Issues: Ms. Marvel

Gender Issues: Ms. Marvel By Mara Wood After a long hiatus, I’m happy to be back here at Gender Issues. Between SDCC, moving, and starting an internship, I’ve had to take a short break to get everythi... Read More...

Gender Issues: She-Hulk

Get ready for some laughs, cause we’re talking about Charles Soule’s She-Hulk today as we continue to look at Marvel’s current solo female titles. Artwork by Kevin Wada Let’s start with the basics. Jenni... Read More...

Gender Issues: Captain Marvel

It’s not everyday that we read a comic book series that has sparked a movement like Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Captain Marvel has. Since hitting stands nearly two years ago, Captain Marvel has been kicking butt and ... Read More...

Gender Issues: Black Widow

With the success of Scarlet Johansson’s performance in The Avengers, it comes as no surprise that Marvel pushed for a Black Widow solo title. Natasha was an integral part of one of the highest-grossing movies, ... Read More...

Gender Issues: Lazarus

Think about your traditional female comic book character. More likely than not, she is graceful, light on the power scale, trending towards magic/telekinetic abilities, and drop-dead gorgeous. Not the case f... Read More...

Gender Issues: She-Hulk

If you caught our first episode of The Missfits, you already know I hold She-Hulk in high esteem. Gamma radiation-powered lawyer who represents superheroes and villains… What’s not to love? Beyond her superpowe... Read More...