Around the Tubes

low12_CoverArtBC2E2 has wrapped up. Is there anything coming out of it you’re excited about? Sound off in the comments below! While you decide on that, here’s some comic news from around the web in our morning roundup.

Around the Tubes

The Outhousers – The Publisher Formerly Known as Bluewater Asks: “Where’s All the Women?” – Not naming you company after a neo-Nazi website helps. Hand. Head. Slap.

The Beat – Pop quiz: Comics shop or adult video store? – Above, see this right here as to part of the problem.

The Beat – C2E2 Diamond Retailer Breakfast: Valiant to introduce major new female character and more news – Some cool news.

Comics Alliance – Peter Capaldi Says Next ‘Doctor Who’ Companion Has Officially Been Cast – Nice

Comics Alliance – McDonald’s Has Launched A Recruitment Campaign Using Anime, All Other Anime Has Been Rendered Obsolete – Well ok then.

OPB – Woman-Friendly Comics Shop To Open In Portland  – Fantastic to see this!

Entertainment Weekly – Elektra’s non-midriff-baring, utilitarian look – Some good inside info.

Women Write About Comics – Elektra’s Silence and Victimization in Dark Reign – A good read with the above article.

BLK Board – Aquaman‘s Mera Casting and the Absence of Women of Color Superheroes – There is Chloe Bennet, but thoughts?

Salon – Ayn Rand’s warped superheroes: Of course Zack Snyder’s vision of “greatness” owes everything to “The Fountainhead” – And a final article that’s a must read.