Analyzing the Gender Representation of 34,476 Comic Book Characters

Female characters appear in superhero comics less often than males — but when they are included, how are they depicted? The recent theatrical release of Wonder Woman briefly catapulted the question of female superhero representation into the mainstream. For some, the character is a feminist icon — even Gloria Steinem wrote about her — and many fans (though not all) felt this […]

Joss Whedon’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Screenplay Is a Sexist Nightmare

  Joss Whedon‘s unproduced Wonder Woman screenplay leaked online last month, appearing on sites like Comicbook.com and Screenrant. Due to Whedon’s vocal love of Wonder Woman, many fans viewed it as a tantalizing Hollywood “what if” story. But for some reason, few people mentioned how catastrophically, awe-inspiringly terrible the screenplay actually is. The script resurfaced on Twitter last night, this time being […]

The Thing Injustice 2 Gets Right About Harley Quinn That Suicide Squad Got Wrong

Warner Bros. Much of Injustice 2‘s charm stems from how it gives players the ability to make their favorite DC comic book characters beat the crap out of each other. Fighting aside, though, the game also features some pretty solid character development for one of DC’s most iconic antiheroes, Harley Quinn. In Injustice 2, Harley finds […]

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti on First Night of Passover | NBC4 Washington

  endclickprintinclude startclickprintinclude The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia was spray-painted with anti-Semitic graffiti overnight on the first night of Passover, and police are still looking for a suspect or suspects. Among the hateful messages, “Hitler was right” was spray-painted across an entrance of the JCCNV, which is located on Little River Turnpike in […]