The Return of Vertigo: 3 Comics You Should be Reading

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Earlier this year, when DC Entertainment announced that editor Karen Berger was leaving, comics fans lamented what they perceived as the death knell for the company’s signature imprint, Vertigo Comics.

50 Greatest Superhero Names of All Time

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Put on your cape n’ tights and plunge into the 50 Greatest Superhero–and Villain–Names of All Time, by Samuel Sattin.

The Illuminated Lives of Gay Trans Men

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The Good Men Project sits down with Dylan Edwards, graphic novelist, to talk about his book, “Transposes,” which tells the stories of seven gay transgender men.

The Dark Knight Returns

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See Batman in a whole new light: the darkest of knights comes to home video on September 25.

“What if instead of humans acting like superheroes, we are superheroes acting like humans?”

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This is a comment by Dave Booda on the post “True American Gods”.

“The whole point of the X-Men comics is to act as an allegory for racism and other prejudices.”

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This is a comment by David Byron on the post “A History of LGBT Characters and Themes in Comics”.

A History of LGBT Characters and Themes in Comics

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Tara Block details the history of LGBT themes and characters comic strips, comic books, and the graphic novel world.

What Terrible Things Are You Capable Of?

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Of Mice and Men: Ben Labe explains what lessons we can learn from graphic novel ‘Maus.’

Culture: Outside The Lines, Fantastic Blackness Hit LA Today [@papadocabraxas @brandoneaston]

Two Black History Month presentations look at our images in sequential art and more.

Captain America Is the Best Man

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Mark D. White’s personal hero, Captain America, may be the best example of a good man.