A New Kind of Authority

The Authority has a reputation for being experimental and breaking down many of the classic comic book tropes. It was first published in 1999 under Wildstorm who is owned by DC Comics. The Authority is most noted for having pro-feminist ideals, featuring one of the first openly gay superhero couples, and having a team of benevolent superheroes that eventually usurps… Read more →

Trans* characters in comics

KWilsher posted a lengthy post about the history of homosexuality in the comic world. After this post, DC comics introduced its a transgender character in Batgirl #19   The writer of Batgirl, Gail Simone,  attributed the inspiration for the character to a conversation she had with fellow comic book writer who said a real sign of change would be for a gay male… Read more →