Tag Archives: Heroine Addict

MythSpoken #33: The Thanksgiving Episode

Mike, Ellie, and Barak give thanks this holiday week for their favorite comics, games, and TV/films of 2013. Listen Now!

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Heroine Addict: Saving the World in a Miniskirt

Sailor Moon is a feminist icon. The Sailor Scouts are superheroes. You may scoff, but recall the early 90′s: in a time when Spice Girls and Brittany Spears dominated the airwaves and attention of young girls. There was an odd … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: A Muslim Ms. Marvel

News broke earlier today, through the New York Times, that Ms. Marvel is to become a legacy name for Marvel Comics. The new Ms. Marvel, a Jersey City teen named Kamala Khan, also happens to be Muslim. Kamala Khan was … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: Gender and Race at New York Comic Con

One of the most interesting panels I had the pleasure of attending was Geeks of Color Assemble! Minorities in Fandom and Geek Culture. The panel, with a variety of astounding guests, included award-winning writer N.K. Jemisin, games writer and critic Jeffrey L. Wilson, … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: DC Remains Evasive at NYCC

DC Comics was different at this year’s New York Comic Con. Electing not to have a traditional booth on the vender floor, DC instead had a section of the Artist Alley roped off specifically for autograph sessions. Compared to Marvel’s … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: Marvel at New York Comic Con

Last weekend was the 8th annual New York Comic Con, the largest “pop culture event” on East coast. Boasting 133,000 attendees this year, about a 13% gain as compared to NYCC 2012 and putting it on par, size-wise, with San Diego … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: Cashing in on Harley Quinn

About a month ago, DC Comics released a preview for a brand new Harley Quinn series, penned by fan favorites Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti and a, then, unnamed artist. Slated to releases in November, the series was quietly being … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #27: “The Adam WarRock Podcast”

The MythSpoken Crew has another special guest this week-nerd-core rapper Adam WarRock!  After an interview with Adam, we all talk about Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, Superman vs. Batman, the introduction of established characters into a new universe, and Animal … Continue reading

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MythSpoken Podcast #25: The “Why Didn’t They Just Make It A Mini-Series” Episode

Mike, Barak, and Ellie are back with a regular bi-weekly episode.  This week the crew talks comics: Avengers Arena, and the upcoming Superman/Wonder Woman and Justice League 3000. Listen Now! Show Notes: Dennis Hopeless comments on Avengers Arena Contest of … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: What’s in a Name?

I’ve talked before about how important female legacies are to superhero comics. The superhero world is male dominated, with an emphasis on male legacies, so when women get a chance to have a lineage, no matter how long-lived, it is … Continue reading

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