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Throwback Thursday: “But Sometimes They Hurt”: The Disability Representation of Barbara Gordon as Oracle

“But Sometimes They Hurt”: The Disability Representation of Barbara Gordon as Oracle Despite backlash arguing for her cure, comic book writers John Ostrander and Kim Yale persisted in their portrayal of Barabara Gordon as the superhero Oracle, being the first to revive her character after her apparent death in the story The Killing Joke, wherein… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: “But Sometimes They Hurt”: The Disability Representation of Barbara Gordon as Oracle

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Cassandra Cain (aka Batgirl aka Black Bat aka Orphan)

Cassandra Cain, teenage assassin, isn't exactly Batgirl material...not yet, at least. But when Batgirl goes missing from Gotham, can Cassandra defy her destiny and take on a heroic mantle of her very own?Cassandra Cain is the daughter of super-villains and a living weapon trained from birth to be the ultimate assassin. But that doesn't mean… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Cassandra Cain (aka Batgirl aka Black Bat aka Orphan)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Damian Wayne (aka Robin)

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series gives us hope for the future.It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into myth… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Damian Wayne (aka Robin)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Stephanie Brown (aka Robin aka Spoiler)

Being a superheroine is hard. Working for one is even harder.Evie Tanaka is the put-upon personal assistant to Aveda Jupiter, her childhood best friend and San Francisco's most beloved superheroine. She's great at her job—blending into the background, handling her boss's epic diva tantrums, and getting demon blood out of leather pants.Unfortunately, she's not nearly… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Stephanie Brown (aka Robin aka Spoiler)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Tim Drake (aka Robin aka Red Robin)

My name is Dylan Taylor, human incarnation of the burning dumpster gif, and this is my life.I always wanted to be an X-Man. Except people and me never got along, and apparently you need social skills to run a successful team. Cue Emma Hall's party. One hot make out session with the host herself, and… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Tim Drake (aka Robin aka Red Robin)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Jason Todd (aka Robin aka Red Hood)

Oliver Marks has just served ten years in jail - for a murder he may or may not have committed. On the day he's released, he's greeted by the man who put him in prison. Detective Colborne is retiring, but before he does, he wants to know what really happened a decade ago.As one of… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Jason Todd (aka Robin aka Red Hood)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Dick Grayson (aka Robin aka Nightwing)

Before Batman trained him to be Robin, Dick Grayson discovered the power of young love--and its staggering costs--at the dangerous, magical, and utterly irresistible Lost Carnival.Haly's traveling circus no longer has the allure of its glamorous past, but it still has one main attraction: the Flying Graysons, a family of trapeze artists starring a teenage… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Dick Grayson (aka Robin aka Nightwing)

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(10 Of) My Favorite Comic Writers/Creators

1 - Stan Lee Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber, December 28, 1922) is an American comic-book writer, editor, film executive producer, actor, and publisher. He was formerly editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, and later its publisher and chairman before leaving the company to become its chairman emeritus, as well as a member of the editorial board. In collaboration with several artists,… Continue reading (10 Of) My Favorite Comic Writers/Creators

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A Guide to: Animated DC Shows (Non-DCAU)

A Guide to: DCAU (DC Animated Universe) Shows A Guide to: DC Universe Animated Original Movies Teen Titans (2003-2006) Leading the Teen Titans to protect Earth is Robin, formerly Batman's sidekick. He has no special powers, just a utility belt and his mind to help solve problems. His team members Starfire, Raven, Cyborg, and Beast… Continue reading A Guide to: Animated DC Shows (Non-DCAU)

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A Guide to: DC Universe Animated Original Movies

A Guide to: DCAU (DC Animated Universe) Shows Per Wikipedia: The DC Universe Animated Original Movies (also known as DC Universe Original Movies) are direct-to-video film projects being created by Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Animation, and DC Comics. These more recent movie projects have also included many of the voice actors who worked on previous DC animated series and films. The film series… Continue reading A Guide to: DC Universe Animated Original Movies