A few weeks back, my colleague Elle Collins wrote about Wonder Woman, specifically an interview Greg Rucka gave about her sexuality. The article was about how having an explicit statement of sexuality in an interview, and an implicit statement in the comic, were two ends of a rope that are infuriatingly close to meeting, but remain unspliced.
Gender identity and sexuality aren’t the same thing, but they’re often treated the same along one critical vector: treating one mode of gender or sexuality as the default, and others as exceptions to that rule. So I couldn’t help but think of it as I reflected on the character of Sir Ystin, from 2011’s Demon Knights.
Earlier in the day, Demon Knights artist Bernard Chang took to Twitter to announce that he's pretty excited about this week's issue #16, the debut issue of new writer Robert Venditti. Chang is so excited, in fact, that he's come up with a unique way to get readers involved in promoting it: he'll be giving away all 20 pages to fans who help he and Venditti promote the book by giving copies to friends who have yet to give the series a chance...
"Epic" is a word that's often thrown around before the phrase "sword and sorcery," probably because when there are wizards with white beards of formidable length abnd enchanted arms and armor and taverns that serve ale in wooden tankards, the stories that will follow are rarely succinct...
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
* Giambattista Vico's idea of the divine age
^ Giambattista Vico's idea of the heroic age
% Giambattista Vico's idea of the human age
¢ A commodius vicus of recirculation
* ^ ¢ AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #669
Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos continue the "Spider-Island" silliness, whose arrival has also heralded the switch from "Big Time" to smaller time: we're back to 20-22 pages for four bucks. Another ...
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