We got a big response to my last piece on sexualization in superhero art, and I'm back today with another look at the same premise: that comics art tells a story, and on a certain level, you can judge it according to how well it tells the story it's trying to tell. This week, we're going to compare and contrast how a female character is depicted in cape com
An image of Psylocke from Generation Hope #15, illustrated by Tim Green. The... unconventional posturing (and unintentionally hilarious D: face from Danger, whose eye line leads directly to ninja cameltoe) also brings to mind an excellent post by a martial artist and contortionist who took bizarre superheroine fighting poses to task on his Tumblr:
People. I understan
Rocktober? Shocktober? Mohawktober? Here at ComicsAlliance, we just can't decide what we want to celebrate this month, so we're bringing you a different monthly theme every day! Today, we're bringing you the focused totality of Psylocketober -- or as it's known in England, Betsy Braddocktober! We're sure you all know the story of Psylocketober from school, but as a special treat, check below to reminisce about how she was able to counteract Omega Red's mutant death factor and win the hearts of teenagers everywhere from the pages of Scott Lobdell and Jim Lee's X-Men #6.
Ah yes. "Psionically convincing" and facially kicking
Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña's "Uncanny X-Force" kicks off a new team's ongoing adventures this October and Diamond Select and Art Asylum are already catering to fans who can't wait to get their hands on the group in Minimate form. Online retailers like BigBadToyStore are currently accepting preorders
The ladies of Marvel have never been more kawaii than the Kotobukiya imported Marvel Bishoujo statues! Except maybe for "X-Men: The Manga." And "X-Men: Misfits." And OK, a bunch of times, shut up. But it's the first time