As a kid, Vita Ayala grew up loving Wonder Woman comics. As an adult, they’ve gotten to write Diana of Themyscira twice. But Ayala isn’t content with just living the dream of working on a big corporate superhero. The New York City native is make comics that give voice to people without money, power or privilege.
The current Wonder Woman writer says that people who reject the new canonical interpretation that Diana has slept with women just don’t understand the character. “You just don’t,” Greg Rucka told me yesterday. “That’s like saying Superman is into justice and the American way, but doesn’t give a rat’s ass about truth.…
Over the weekend, New York Comic Con saw the usual crowd of geeks, nerds, cosplayers, and other pop culture enthusiasts. But it also saw a huge shift in the discussion about representation in comics and other media.
Attendees at this week's New York Comic Con have been pleasantly greeted with large and clear signs that declare "Cosplay Is Not Consent" and ask individuals to refrain from touching or photographing others without asking first.
Remember that sad white male writer bro who lamented all of the diversity on Nickelodeon because casting minorities is so "forced"? Well, Mathew Klickstein's odd racial perspectives got him kicked out of New York's Comic Con. *cries sad bro tears*
We caught actor Nicki Clyne at New York Comic-Con in her FULL Callandra Tyrol uniform. Yes, people, that is the actual suit she wore for Ron D. Moore's Battlestar Galactica.