‘Persepolis’ – Women under the male gaze: Can gender constructs ever be escaped?

“WOMEN WERE TOLD HOW TO DRESS AND HOW TO BEHAVE IN THE PRESENCE OF MEN!” Greetings fellow ComixBawse! The graphic novel, Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi tells the autobiographical story of an Iranian woman growing up during revolutionary Iran. Iran during this time held strict moral and behavioral codes that restricted the actions of both sexes, […]

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Lois Lane Goes Black for a day: A look at racism and cultural appropriation with Superman’s Journalist Lover

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I love when comics attempt to be progressive. What I love even more is when comic writers do it well, which was rarely the case in the early ages of comics. During the Silver Age (1956-1970), writers were more attentive to societal issues in an attempt to be relatable to new audiences. In November […]

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NINE REASONS WHY I’M PLANNING TO STEAL LYING CAT FROM SOPHIE

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! Anyone who knows me is aware that I’m a huge fan of ‘Saga.’ What they may be unaware of is that my favorite character is Lying Cat, who’s sometimes called “L.C.” She’s awesome and she’ll never let anyone play you. These are the reasons why I think everyone should have a Lying […]

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