Articles about Comics

Red-Rosa-cropKeeping Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas alive: Red Rosa

Sophie Mayer praises Kate Evans’ graphic novel about Rosa Luxemburg for its perfect pairing of word and image

Sophie Mayer // 4 March 2016

Categories: Comics, Reviews

9780224093521Will you be my mother?

Ania Ostrowska emerges from the jungle of psychoanalytical theory and the garden of literary references to find Alison Bechdel's new graphic memoir quite adorable

Ania Ostrowska // 1 November 2012

Categories: Comics

boys01deedition7The Boys

Feminists get Garth Ennis' The Boys all wrong, argues Francesca Lewis. The sexual violence and objectification of women are satirical tools highlighting the emptiness of the superhero genre, rather than misogynist wish fulfilment

Francesca Lewis // 30 May 2012

Categories: Comics, Reviews

Black-Widow-bigAvengers Assemble

It's not Buffy, but Avengers Assemble does get under the skin of Joss Whedon's fans. Imagine if the Marvel universe had more female characters, says Sophie Mayer

Sophie Mayer // 8 May 2012

Categories: Comics, Films, Reviews


Laura Sneddon extols this provocative graphic autobiography as an unmissable read for feminists

Laura Sneddon // 23 February 2012

Categories: Comics, Reviews

Elegy-coverBatwoman: Elegy

Debi Linton is impressed with J.H. Williams's outstanding artwork, showcasing a compelling super-heroine written with conviction and complexity by Greg Rucka

Debi Linton // 8 December 2011

Categories: Comics

theSandmanEndlessNightsThe Sandman

Despite recent and notable successes, Neil Gaiman's seminal comic series still stands as his greatest achievement, writes Francesca Lewis

Francesca Lewis // 15 August 2011

Categories: Comics

YLastMandeluxe1Y: The Last Man

Set in a world where all beings with a Y chromosome have been wiped out, this is one of the most remarkable comic book series of the first decade of the 21st century, says Maura McHugh

Maura McHugh // 18 July 2011

Categories: Comics, Reviews

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