Queer Comic Book Characters: Victoria Hand

Victoria is awesome. She was by far my favorite part of the whole Dark Reign business where she served as Norman Osborn’s right hand. In fact, she was the sanity to his every crazy plot. I love when she was in control and being the only who was awesome at her job.

Victoria Hand

Victoria Hand
Victoria Hand

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Reviews Girl Comics #1

Girl Comics #1Erica gives this comic five starsComic book review for Marvel’s anthology, Girl Comics #1.

I really loved this comic. I loved being the audience. I loved that it showcased women writers, artists, and editors. Yes, not every story knocked me out the park with awesome. A few did though. I appreciate the spirit and the ability to discover writers and artists I might not have otherwise read stories by. Also I loved the cover of She-Hulk beating Iron Man in arm-wrestling by Amanda Conner and Laura Martin. And the biographical features on Flo Steinberg and Marie Severin nicely add historical context to women who’ve made a big impact on Marvel’s history. One part I didn’t like so much was Sana Takeda’s pin-up of She-Hulk. Her art style doesn’t seem to flow into drawing She-Hulk.

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Reviews Assault On New Olympus, Incredible Hercules #138-139, and Agents of Atlas backup

Comic book reviews for Assault On New Olympus by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, Agents of Atlas by Jeff Parker, The Incredible Hercules #138 by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, Agents of Atlas by Jeff Parker, The Incredible Hercules #139 by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, and Agents of Atlas by Jeff Parker

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Recession Comic Reviews: On the Chopping Block

Sadly, due to the rising cost of comic books, I’ve had to take a look at my pull list and make some cuts. Having this blog has really helped me in keeping track of which books I’m enjoying and which need to go. Books I’m cutting: Action Comics, Dark Avengers, Gotham City Sirens, and Nomad: Girl Without a World.

Reviews Action Comics #880 by Greg Rucka, Dark Avengers #9 by Brian Michael Bendis, Gotham City Sirens #3 by Scott Lobdell, and Nomad: Girl Without a World #1 by Sean McKeever

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