Supergirl Is Straight-Up a Show about Women Tearing Each Other Down

When Supergirl isn’t about competing with the absentee Superman (whose dreamlike cameos represent a vision of heroism that is so iconic, it can only be seen via abstraction, or synecdoche), it seems to be a show about women who show affection by criticizing and belittling each other. And weirdly, the show makes this… »11/17/15 8:45pm11/17/15 8:45pm


Yo Gabba Gabba! Teaches The Kids About Indie Comics And Early-'90s Freestyle

The Nick Jr. show Yo Gabba Gabba! has a regular animated segment called "Super Robot Martian Girl," designed by husband-and-wife indie cartoonists Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer (creator of the seminal all-girl comics anthology Action Girl Comics). In the episode seen above, Super Robot Martian girl saves the day by… »4/21/08 7:00pm4/21/08 7:00pm