Off-Panel: May 26, 2015

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

Swapna’s away and she left me the keys to the Batmobile, kiddies. So let’s get to this comics news round-up, shall we?

Certainly men can be part of the conversation about the place of women in comics throughout history and even today. But they should not be the only people speaking, nor should any panels featuring men speaking about women be given a pass because they’re about history and not diversity. Women deserve the right to speak about their own history.

Denver ComicCon had a panel on Women in Comics this weekend, and there were no women on it. How is this still a thing we have to address?

“I don’t know what you’re talking about,” he said with a knowing smile, before adding, “It’s great to see Static Shock is happening with Jaden.”

Um, did Tyler James Williams just confirm the Jaden Smith / Static Shock rumours? Son, I am excite.

marvel murderer infographic

Who does the most murdering in the Marvel universe? There’s an infographic for that.

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