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Ostrander’s Suicide Squad and the Failure of Masculinity

People love good villains, especially good cartoonish genre-fiction villains. Villains are alluring, decadent and transgressive in ways the generic, moral, white-as-hell protagonists they usually try to corrupt or destroy can never get away with. The simple fact that people find … Continue reading

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Comic Characters – Cassandra Cain

Cassandra Cain, created by Kelley Puckett and Damion Scott, was the second Batgirl, and the first to take the position after Barbara Gordon was paralyzed by the Joker. First appearing in the Batman crossover “No Man’s Land” and formally taking the … Continue reading

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