An E4 show called Beauty and the Geek, used to be a guilty pleasure of mine. Guilty because while I enjoyed the spectacle of paired-up strangers bringing out the best in one another other, I didn't enjoy the reductive labelling or the sexist gender division whereby the "geek" was always a man and the "beauty" was always a woman.
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Wednesday 06 November 2013
The character Kamala Khan will star in a new Ms Marvel series and is the daughter of Pakistani immigrants from New Jersey
Wednesday 18 September 2013
The companion series will have an entirely new story and cast
Sunday 08 September 2013
Fairy steps into adulthood
Thursday 05 September 2013
DC Comics may have made history last February when an edition of its Batwoman comic included the first lesbian wedding proposal in the genre. But now the writers behind the female Caped Crusader’s adventures have acrimoniously left DC claiming the female superhero’s marriage was “prohibited” by the publisher.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
DC Comics is also reportedly planning to bring Matt Damon into the Justice League
Sunday 04 August 2013
After clues from George Clooney and writer of DC comic, Dark Knight is finally outed in book
We meet at last: the TV and film characters getting better acquainted in the world of fictional crossovers
Monday 22 July 2013
It's not just Superman and Batman. Fictional crossovers are all the rage, and a safe bet to boot
Friday 12 July 2013
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.
Tuesday 09 July 2013
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Thursday 13 June 2013
A rare 75-year-old comic book featuring the debut of Superman found in a Minnesota home's wall fetched $175,000 at auction, comic book seller Comicconnect.com said on Wednesday.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Just who are Batman and Robin? Well, according to the charity the CfBT Education Trust, they are not the caped crusaders valiantly striving to bring justice to Gotham City. They are, in fact, the headteacher and chairman of governors of a state secondary school.
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