Increased Female Superheroes in Comics: Innovative or Becoming Stagnant?

Increased Female Superheroes in Comics: Innovative or Becoming Stagnant?

Comic books have always reflected changes in social and popular culture. As a medium for children, young adults, teens, and adults to connect with their inner childhood imagination, comics serve as more than just a form of books with pictures, but also as a mix of entertainment and political awareness. As the medium grows to live-action cinema and top-grossing […]

Romance Comics Making a Comeback

Romance Comics Making a Comeback

Comic books have been around for years, and many of the biggest movies and even television shows are based on these stories. Sadly, not many people remember that romance once held a place amongst the superheros. The original romance comics got their start in the mid to late 1940s, and were created by Joe Simon […]

Comics Ladies Night for Female Fans Offer Inclusion in Chicago

Comics Ladies Night for Female Fans Offer Inclusion in Chicago

In January 2012, the Graham Crackers comic book store held its first Ladies Night specifically for female comic book fans. Started by Hannah K. Chapman, Ladies Night is a group event that occurs once a month. While comics spaces are not always female-friendly, the group is a place for women to enjoy comics and related media without some […]