DECONNICK AND NOTO RESURRECT DARK HORSE'S "GHOST" →
kellysue: Could not be more excited to be working with Phil Noto and Patrick Thorpe on this. Can’t wait for you to see more!
Simon Spurrier on Panel Parity →
kellysue: Si shares the reasoning behind his decision to participate in “panel parity.” [I]n an industry composed entirely of freelancers, without Shareholder-Meetings, Executive Boards or even Watercooler Moments, panels are very much the public face of our tribe. Why I’m reblogging this every time it comes up: In an industry where a lot of people give lip service to the concept of...
Grantland Oscar Analysis: How Many People Had to... →
Per usual, comments are horrible in direct proportion to the awesomeness of the article. In related non-news, is there a more efficient way to brand yourself as a racist asshole than using the phrase “race card”? I’m gonna guess no.
I never ask because it embarrasses them. I tell them that the art is stolen; I...– Jack Kirby (via supervillain)
Si Spurrier Makes A Stand For Panel Parity Of... →
ladiesmakingcomics: Writer Si Spurrier was supposed to be on a “How To Write A Comic Script” panel today at London Super Comics Convention, but in support of Paul Cornell’s pledge to give up his seat on panels to qualified female creators when the panels are fewer than half women, he followed suit and gave his seat to cartoonist Tammy Taylor: Taylor’s work can be seen on her...
APE IN A CAPE: Sometimes I Get A Little... →
gailsimone: …by how inane and insubstantial the discussion is regarding women and comics. It’s not all guys, some females continually make the discussion more juvenile, or become instant apologists, so as not to make waves. It’s frustrating. I’ve been hearing the same nonsense since before I turned pro,…
Going Back To Wellsville: Six Great Musical... →
petezine: “Pete & Pete was among the first longform shows, cable or otherwise, to incorporate indie-rock and underground bands into its very fabric. The long-running Connecticut band Miracle Legion performed the title track under nom de plumePolaris, and provided background music for most episodes. Years before 69 Love Songscemented Stephin Merritt’s place as a renowned songwriter, Pete...
Kel's Tumblr: Superheros and why I stopped reading →
kelmcdonald: My friend Rachel told me this story was amusing and a good example of what is a big problem with shared universe. So I started reading superheroes when I was in middle school when ultimate xmen started because i liked the xmen movie and ultimate xmen was easy to jump into because there was no… Yeah, pretty much.
Mercury workers gather 50 years after Glenn launch... →
The Mercury team included women, about 20 of whom gathered for the anniversary festivities. One pulled aside an Associated Press reporter to make sure she knew women were part of the team. “Most of the women here are wives,” said Lucy Simon Rakov, 74. But not her. “We weren’t secretaries. We were mathematicians,” said Rakov, a pioneering computer programmer who traveled from Boston for the...
What do I love about superhero comics? Well, I’m a five foot tall woman with a...– Multiversity Comics: Multiversity Comics Presents: Kelly Sue DeConnick (via kellysue)
Hey independent comics types
bigbigtruck: Where do you go where fashion sits when it’s time to send out review copies of your work? All the major comic review sites I know of are either Big 2/cape-focused or insufferably academic. Signal boost.
bigbigtruck: “Who was your childhood hero, EK?” “…Sally Ride” KICKED OFF THE INTERNET FOR BEING TOO OLD I had the poster from To Space and Back on my wall from… as long as I can remember, actually. Also: You got to meet her? That is SUPER badass!
Tumblr bomb! Tell Hampton Roads, VA not to gender... →
smashingthebinary: unheardofsongs: Poll question: Should schools bar students from dressing in gender inappropriate clothing? Currently at 47% yes, 51% no, 2% undecided The school district is trying to prevent discrimination and bullying of trans* and gender non-conforming kids in schools by preventing them from “cross-gender dressing” (their words, not mine) in the first place. The ban also...
NERDFIGHT 002: Ragequit →
In which we rate X-Men by coolness, resolve the Battle of the Ginger Sidekicks, snark about cartoons, and probably insult your favorite movie.
"My Vacation," a poem by Neil Armstrong
lightthiscandle: Nine summers ago, I went for a visit, To see if the moon was green cheese. When we arrived, people on earth asked: “Is it?” We answered: “No cheese, no bees, no trees.” There were rocks and hills and a remarkable view Of the beautiful earth that you know, It’s a nice place to visit, and I’m certain that you will enjoy it when you go. -from the children’s...
BFMC: Dear Media Execs, Media Producers, and... →
blackfolksmakingcomics: I wrote this earlier on Thoughtnami as part of a 30 Day Challenge, but I can’t reblog for some reasons: I’ll put it here in its entirety: Dear Media Executives, Media Producers, and Decision Makers: I exist. Yes, the fact that I’m writing you this letter is proof that I exist, but I’m not…