When Gail talks, we listen. Especially when she's talking comics. Here's a rundown of the best bits of the Spotlight on Gail Simone panel at MegaCon 2013.
V. sounds off and reflects on her week in comics. This week: Detective Comics, Birds of Prey, The Infinite Vacation, Wonder Woman, Fables, and The Strange Talent of Luther Strode.
V. runs down her pull list - Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, Fables, Morning Glories, and of course ... CHEW!
There was tons of skepticism about DC's new books, and Birds of Prey was no exception. How could you take a perfect formula, Gail's Dinah, Babs, and Zinda, and just change it? Well, even loaded with all the skepticism this fangirl could muster, I like the new Birds of Prey. I like it because of... Continue Reading →
Combine every relentless hardass you've ever known, add a dose of supreme confidence and combat training, provide scary federal credentials, and put it all in one intimidating package topped off with a severe ponytail. The result? Katrina Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher.As written by Gail Simone in the Birds of Prey “Blood and Circuits” arc, Ms.... Continue Reading →
The million dollar question: Who is White Canary!? Well, we still don't know. It's okay though, this issue was excellent.
For fans of Gail Simone's Birds of Prey run, reading issue #1 of the revived series is like that great reunion with an old friend. Simone stepped away from the book three years ago, and it was canceled in 2009. However, she and original collaborator Ed Benes have wasted no time in returning the Birds... Continue Reading →
I've made no secret of my admiration for Gail Simone. Her writing is smart, interesting and fun, and she can write the hell out of a kick-ass chick. Many of my favorite characters are so because of her capable hand in their development. At the top of that list is Lady Shiva. I'll keep it... Continue Reading →
I’ve enjoyed comic books and the characters since I was young, but for a long time, it was more from a distance. I’d admire them in a bookstore, peruse a boyfriend’s long box or, on occasion, borrow a trade. But I didn’t collect and follow comics myself — that is, until I met the Birds:... Continue Reading →