As we discussed yesterday, the Westboro Baptist Church showed up at Comic-Con because... well, it's still not clear, except that they love attention almost as much as they love being terrible. ComicsAlliance was there to capture the glorious counterprotest by comics fans who vastly outnumbered the members of the church, holding comics-themed counter-protest signsing and chanting "We love comics!"
ComicsAlliance Senior Writer Chris Sims found "Secret Six" writer Gail Simone on the scene, and spoke with the "Secret Six" writer -- an outspoken supporter of gay rights -- about the inspiring response from the comics community. Check out the video after the jum
This week, "Birds of Prey" gets a new #1 issue and a relaunch under fan-favorite writer Gail Simone, returning comics' favorite all-female super-team to the shelves after ending its initial run last year!
This is something that we here at ComicsAlliance are pretty excited about--I personally jumped on the original run during a crossover with "Nightwing" at #19 and stuck it out to the end at #127, making "Birds" holds the record-holder for the comic I read month-to-month the longest--and like a lot of fans, our excitement has turned to speculation on just who's going to show up in the new series.
DC has just announced that writer Gail Simone will soon be leaving "Wonder Woman" after over two years on the title, and while female creators ceasing to write books about superheroines is sort of the opposite of what we've been focusing on throughout Girl Week, Simone's plate is already pretty full with "Birds of Prey," "Secret Six" and a newly announced "Welcome to Tranquility" miniseries coming in July.
As perhaps the most prominent female writer in superhero comics today, Gail Simone might not be the first person in the industry that you'd expect to get called out for sexism and misogyny. And yet, a male reader (and self-proclaimed gender studies student) -- who
It's been three years since DC writer Gail Simone ended her epic 50+ issue run on "Birds of Prey," an experience that she once called "physically painful," but we've got big news today that we hope will stop the pain: Simone will be head
YOU REALLY DON'T WANT TO GET IN HIS HEAD - Pilot Season: Murderer 1
Popular culture has taught me that there are two kinds of telepathy. There's the good, desirable kind where you can selectively read other people's thoughts, turning that ability on and off at will. This kind of telepathy gene
Portland, Ore. celebrated its 4th annual Wonder Woman Day at Excalibur Comics over the weekend, with more than 400 people showing up to honor the famous DC Comics superheroine -- and support local organizations that deal with domestic violence.
Founded in 2006 by Andy Mangels, a longtime fan with one of
Comics writer John Ostrander is fighting a battle against glaucoma to keep his vision, a fight not made easier by the devastating cost of his medical bills. A few of his friends have formed a charity to help him called Comix 4 Sight, and they're
San Diego Comic-Con is over, and as both fans and pros wend their way through the recovery process, ComicsAlliance talked with creators across the industry about their best and worst moments from the leviathan convention that annually eats the comics industry whole, spins up our bones, and uses them for toothpicks
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