The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals
In today's original comic, writer Curt Franklin and artist Chris Haley of the inimitable superhero webcomic "Let's Be Friends Again" sit down to do their best Wikipedia impression and explain the convoluted history of a notable comics character in a segment we call Comics, Everybody! Today's test subject: Rachel Summers, a.k.a. Phoenix II, a.k.a. Marvel GIrl.
There are an awful lot of characters in superhero comics, and in today's fast-paced world of retcons and alternate universes, sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of who everyone is, if that's still who they are, whether they're alive, or if perhaps it turns out they never existed at all