Of Bouncy Bits and Cleavage Windows

Let’s start off by being really blunt about this: some female comic characters’ proportions and costumes are ridiculous. (Note, I said some and not all.) This has been a topic of much debate for years now, and there...
by Mac
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I Fight in Heels: Balancing Women in Comics

Let me tell you a story. The other day I was poking through the shops in Downtown Disney and came across the shirt below. “Wow! That is cool!” I thought to myself. “But should I be upset by it? Would buying it...
by Mac
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LGBT in Mainstream Comics, or the Lack Thereof

There was a time that comic reading wasn’t so readily accepted. Where it was perceived as the territory of children and adult men that the nerd stereotype was born from. As the realm of geek, and comic reading in particul...
by Mac
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A Very ComicAttack.net Christmas!

It may be January 3rd, but Christmas time gets one last gasp here at ComicAttack.net, as some of our staff took photos with their favorite comic-related gifts they graciously received from Santa this year! Check out our schwag,...
by Andy
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Mac and Melissa’s Geeky Girl Gift Guide 2010!

With the holidays around the corner, shopping for your girlfriend has never been more stressful. Especially if she’s of the geek variety. What do you get her? That new comic book she borrowed from you last week? Wii shape...
by Melissa
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Batman #181: Poison Ivy Sets Roots

Every once in a while, a comic lover is able to obtain their holy grail of comics. I recently uncovered mine at a local comic shop. (*Cough* Collector’s Paradise *cough*) The comic? The 181st issue of Batman. What’s...
by Mac
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Taking A Look Back: Batman: The Long Halloween

Batman: The Long Halloween Publisher: DC Comics Writer: Jeph Loeb Artist: Tim Sale As I’m sure everyone is aware, there are a LOT of options when it comes to reading Batman comics. If you’re a relative newcomer to t...
by Mac
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Gotham City Sirens

Gotham City Sirens: Abused, Broken, and Reborn

My favorite current comic book series is undoubtedly Gotham City Sirens (GCS). It’s hard to not love a comic book that focuses on three of Gotham’s most tantalizing, but villainous, beauties: Poison Ivy, Harley Quin...
by Mac
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Dark Horse Reviews: The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1

The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1 Writer: Cole Haddon Artist: M. S. Corely Colorist: Jim Campbell Publisher: Dark Horse It can be wonderful when a comic revisits and reinvents classic tales, but few pull from stories so rich as t...
by Mac
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Oni Press Reviews: The Sixth Gun vol. 1

The Sixth Gun Book 1: Cold Dead Fingers Publisher: Oni Press Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Brian Hurtt There are two formulas I believe in: Westerns = awesome Westerns + the supernatural = more awesome The Sixth Gun proves the va...
by Mac
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Interview With Let Me In Writer, Marc Andreyko

I was recently so fortunate as to get the chance to send some questions about the upcoming comic Let Me In: Crossroads to its writer, Marc Andreyko. COMIC ATTACK: So tell us, how closely did you work with the film production wh...
by Mac
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Women Read Comics Too

As some of you may be aware, there was some serious girl nerd hullabaloo that went down the other week. I’m not here to dredge things up or argue, but one thing became clear to me during everything that went down, and tha...
by Mac
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