Celebrate INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY with COMICS!

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Today is the International Women’s Day in Women’s History Month. I was working on a big old post on all sorts of recent gender related topics but…it will have to wait.

Instead, I’ll shore my little Pinterest board I have called “Women in Comics.”

Summer of Valiant day 4: ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG

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Another mystery team!

The wild, all-naked JOHN CARTER comic Disney does not want you to see (NSFW)

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The most eye-popping adaptation of Burroughs ever, and perhaps the most naked Martians you will ever see.

Endless fun: Batman Running away from Sh*t

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Created by designer Roberto Salvador. Open to submissions.

Ultimate Spider-Man and Princeless lead Glyph Award nominations

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The nominees for the 2012 GLyph Awards—honoring the best in comics’ portrayal of African Americans—and as you might expect, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN by Bendis and Pichelli garnered a ton of noms.

The awards will be presented on May 18 at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC) in Philadelphia.

Reprints in Review: DC's Bat-masters

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BY CASEY BURCHEY — Last summer, DC inaugurated a series of artist-centric hardcover Batman collections with Tales of the Batman: Gene Colan, Volume 1, which highlighted the moody work Colan contributed to Batman and Detective Comics in the early 1980s. Since then, DC has also released similar volumes featuring stories drawn by Don Newton and Marshall Rogers.

Gabrielle Bell announces a new book: VOYEUR

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The marvelous Gabrielle Bell has just announced her new book, VOYEUR, to be published by Uncivilized Books later this year. She announced it in comics form so here’s the money panel:

Crossgen revival at Marvel settles into dust once more

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As first noted in the comics blogosphere by Graeme McMillan, Marvel’s proposed KISS KISS BANG BANG and ROUTE 666 Crossgen revivals have been shelved indefinitely. Word came via Tom Brevoort’s rolling press conference, i.e. Formspring. Graeme wrote:

Save the date: Marvel mutant wedding is coming!

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Based on this teaser, one infers that there is a X-men wedding to come in this June’s ASTONISHING by Marjorie Liu and Mike Perkins, which has already been hyped as a much talked about issue. So who will tie the knot? We’re not up on current X-Men mythology and can’t hazard a guess but popular internet speculation is guessing Northstar and Kyle will tie the knot, making this the first blow for marriage equality in the Marvel U. Another gay couple, Hulkling and Wiccan, just kissed, perhaps paving the way.

Exclusive: AvX Avengers #27 cover by Walt Simonson

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Marvel is releasing more covers for their epic fisticuffs battle, and here’s AVENGERS #27 , written by Brian Michael Bendis with art and cover by Walt Simonson. In this issue, as the battle rages…an Avenger betrays the team!

Craft corner: How to make a Moomin House

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A Finnish girls finds a Moomin figure at the flea market and builds it a cute little house, or “Muumitalot.”