Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Avengers: Strike a Pose!

In the ongoing saga of offensive representations of women in superhero comics, we can now also add the pre-publicity of Marvel’s upcoming would-be box office behemoth The Avengers. Take a good look at this early piece of art designed to … Continue reading

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Batman and #Occupy: Wall Street action

Updates here have been slow, just as actual events have been picking up speed. This morning, I watched the video footage from UC Davis, where non-violent student protests were shamelessly pepper-sprayed by police officers decked out in full riot gear … Continue reading

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