Chess Club is a lot more radical that I thought it was #comics #teendog
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Since the day that Barbara Gordon landed in comics and later TV as Batgirl the character has put a boatload of money into her owners bank accounts through licensing. Do a quick search on Amazon and type in Batgirl and a variety of apparel and toys will show up.
The redheaded daughter of Jim Gordon is bank as far as DC Comics and Warner Bros. is concerned.
But not always. In 1988, the character was seen as so unimportant she was eased out of the Batman book. Not through her own title or joining another group - but by having a bullet split her spine on page and left to be sexually abused by the Joker.
It is truly baffling how DC keeps the Killing Joke within continuity, but drops all of the interesting stuff with Oracle. It is long past time for them to just kick TKJ into the sun.Source: dcwomenkickingass
The Planet Hulk and Incredible Herc trades were actually my brother’s, and I told Greg Pak that I was embarrassed that I hadn’t read it yet, and how even my youngest brother was giving me crap about it, and he doesn’t read many superhero comics. He offered to draw this lovely sketch of the Hulk in the book #comics #cacollection
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One of my students from Seneca College (where I teach Animation courses) sent me two finished comic scripts for feedback. I don’t normally have time for this kind of critique, but we’ve talked quite a bit in the class about his desire to create comics and I wanted to encourage him to continue…
Reblogging this since the advice can be used by anyone who wants to write comics (myself included).Source: jimzub