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Marvels vs. The New Frontier

March 1st, 2011 by Hannah Scharlin-Pettee on Hannah Scharlin-Pettee's Blog · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I’m so glad that these two were the first comic books assigned to read! I thought both served as excellent introductions to at least a few of the super heroes in the Marvel and DC universes. I personally liked Marvels better than The New Frontier, simply because I enjoyed the art more and found the [...]

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Sexism in Comics

by Carolyn Bick on Carolyn Bick's Blog · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I know that not everyone has the comic books yet, but I wanted to point the blatant sexism in DC: The New Frontier and Marvels.¬† I’m sure it has to do with the fact that both are supposed to be modeled on a time period in which women were thought to be inferior, though, and [...]

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