A man with barely usable arms or legs writes and draws comics from a stick in his mouth. Meet Larime Taylor, a bearded, middle-aged California-based comic book artist stuck in a wheelchair and living in near poverty.
As we await the messianic Man of Steel in theaters this summer, we might recall the Jewish roots of messiahs, recall again the sacredness of the superhero, and wonder what exactly it is they need to save us from, save ourselves.
We're unveiling to you exclusively the desecrated cover of Batman #19, written by Scott Snyder and with art by Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope. The original cover to Batman #19 teases the idea that Bruce Wayne might be using a gun, which is antithetical to his moral code.
This difficulty to write white female superheroines has fallen down even more so on black female superheroines, who not only become victims to the white male sexist imagination, but, among other things, it's racist stereotypes.
"Yes, I do like comic books. I like them because they are funny and you get really interested in them. There are great pictures and you don't have to read plain old paragraphs all the time. One comic book that is good is definitely Amulet. This is why I love comic books so much!"