More on Gender in Comics

This is what I posted in Bleeding Cool’s discussion of how few women are in the business (and minorities, and so on): As someone who spent significant time attempting to create a stable of female and female-oriented comic book writers for the Internet graphic romance novellas of MyRomanceStory.com, let me…

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DC Reboot Boots Women Out

[This is a cross-posted response to an open letter to DC exec Diane Nelson remonstrating about the coming DC reboot, which appears to be eliminating many beloved female characters and storylines.] The reboot reads like “New Coke” to me, the kind of classic error that is supposed to attract new…

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The Meaning of Easter

My mother, Margaret Vartanoff, was an Episcopalian convert. She always greeted us happily on Easter Sunday with “He is risen!” In the week prior to that joyous day, my mother walked the walk of Jesus through all the miseries of the crucifixion. By Saturday, when he was “dead,” she was…

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