Category Archives: Character lists

Where no girl has gone before

I hope my last post of female superhero comics proves that the feats of a fictional role model don’t have to be achievable to be inspiring. Likewise, I hope the following list of science fiction and fantasy comics proves that a … Continue reading

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Fight like a girl

The world of comic book heroes has always been a boys club. Although it doesn’t enforce a strict “no girls allowed” policy, the few female members it accepts are rarely able to break though the clubhouse’s glass ceiling  — despite … Continue reading

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Black Power

Even though I wasn’t able to get this posted by the end of February, in honor of Black History Month and the first ever Black Comic Book Day (which took place Feb. 19th), I’d like to share some items on black … Continue reading

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Warriors of the People

In honor of November being Native American Heritage Month, and Thanksgiving allegedly commemorating one of the few positive interactions between Native Americans and European-American settlers, I thought I’d share some information about a few Native American comic book characters—from a … Continue reading

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Women of Steel

In honor of Women’s Equality Day (which coincides with the anniversary of the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment that granted U.S. women suffrage), I’m posting this roster of women superheroes who are feminist role models and/or champion various social justice … Continue reading

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