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What I bought – 9 September 2015
“I suppose one could say that Hitler didn’t betray his self.” He turned. “You are right. He did not. But millions of Germans did betray their selves. That was the …
What I bought – 1 July 2015
The Old One said, “It is not an easy thing to refuse to be worshipped.” (Madeleine L’Engle, from A Swiftly Tilting Planet) The Bunker #12 (“Lock Up, Game On”) by …
What I bought – 3 June 2015
A man haunted by a fixed idea is insane. He is dangerous even if that idea is an idea of justice, for may he not bring the heaven down pitilessly …
What I bought – 25 March 2015
what the fuck is the sense of hiding under a desk and dying on our knees instead of rising up to cut off the teacher’s mindless head (Tommy Trantino, from …
What I bought – 4 February 2015
Another poet compared his beloved’s upper-lip hairs to the feathers of a parrot feeding a pistachio to the beloved’s lips. To help me appreciate the richness of this poetic image, …
What I bought – 12 February 2014
“I wish life was like banking,” I said. “I don’t mean it’s straightforward. Some of it’s incredibly complicated. But you can understand it in the end, if you try hard …
Marvel, DC Comics & the (Even More) Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes
Brett White returns with a follow-up on his CBR debut column, revisiting the introduction of "Teen Titans'" Bunker, Striker coming out in "Avengers Academy" and "iZombie's" portrayal of gay characters.
Before Bunker, there was ‘Mega Arm Guy’
Over on his blog, Teen Titans artist Brett Booth shows us some of his early designs for the character who eventually became Bunker. Originally the character was “going to transform …
Lobdell Builds Up Gay Teen With “Titans” Bunker
With the much discussed, more flamboyant gay teen superhero Bunker debuting this week in DC Comics "Teen Titans" #3, writer Scott Lobdell discusses the metaphorical underpinnings of a series that turns young heroes into outlaws.
Comics A.M. | Alvin Schwartz passes away; Martin leaves Daredevil
Passings | Alvin Schwartz, the prolific writer who penned Batman comics and the Batman and Superman comic strips for DC Comics in the 1940s, passed away Oct. 28 after a …
Lobdell Tackles DC Comics’ Teenaged Titans
Scott Lobdell writes "Red Hood and the Outlaws," "Superboy" and "Teen Titans" for DC Comics, and thanks to the publisher's launch of the New 52, he has a clean slate to tell his tales of the teenage titans.
DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes
Blogger Brett White mulls over the announcement of the flamboyantly gay Bunker joining Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth's "Teen Titans" while exploring the overall status of LGBTQ characters in comics.
DC’s relaunched Teen Titans to debut gay teen superhero [Updated]
Following through on its pledge to create “a more modern, diverse DC Universe” with the New 52, DC Comics will introduce a gay teenage superhero in Teen Titans. Series artist …