Jessica Plummer

Jessica Plummer has lived her whole life in New York City and yet somehow still hasn't been asked to join the Avengers. When not at her academic publishing day job, or trying to make every movie into a musical through sheer force of will, she bakes, cleans her apartment obsessively, and writes feverishly into the night. She blogs about superhero TV, tween pop culture, and Disney at Jess's (Somewhat) Grown-Up Type Blog. She knows an unnecessary amount of things about Donald Duck. Blog: Jess Plummer Twitter: @Jess_Plummer

14 Very Good Comics Dogs for International Dog Day

From Krypto the Superdog to George, these comics dogs are very good dogs and deserve to be celebrated on International Dog Day.

That Time Green Arrow Tried to Arrest Robin Hood, Like a Jerk

Not cool, Ollie, not cool. Let's talk about that that time Green Arrow tried to arrest Robin Hood.

What Was the First Comic Book?

We love comic books, you love comic books. But what was the first comic book?

Fashion Heroes: Kyle Rayner

We've taken a look at some of comics' fashion disasters--now let's celebrate with its heroes, starting with Kyle Rayner, Green Lantern.

Fashion Disasters: Starfire

Time for a trip to the world of poor fashion choices in comics. Today's star: Starfire.

6 Kickass Women of the Green Lantern Corps

Highlighting more of the kickass women of the Green Lantern Corps for the 80th anniversary of Green Lantern.

A Purrfect Fit: 80 Years of Catwoman Costumes

Celebrating 80 years of Catwoman: a look at the various costume choices for the character.

All 60 Original Sherlock Holmes Novels and Stories, Ranked

All of the original Sherlock Holmes novels and stories, ranked.

The Best and Worst of 80 Years of Robin Costumes

The best and worst of Robin's costumes over the course of the character's 80 years.

It’s Not Just a Costume: What Spider-Woman and Batgirl’s Last Redesigns Say to Women

The new Spider-Woman and Batgirl costume designs have a message for women, and it's not a good one.

The Greatest Lois Lane Story of All Time

About problematic fave SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND, LOIS LANE, a legend in the annals of comic books and one of the longest running female-led comics.

Give This Hero a Comic Book: Khalid Nassour (Doctor Fate)

Highlighting Khalid Nassour, the ninth to wear the Doctor Fate helmet, and an underrated Muslim superhero who deserves his own comic.

Fashion Disasters: Wonder Girl

Are you ready for another installment of fashion disasters? Hope so because this time we're taking on Cassandra Sandsmark, AKA Wonder Girl!

Captain America, Japanese Internment, and the Illusion of Good Intentions

Exploring the problematic message implicit in Captain America's role in Japanese internment as told by a recent Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man.

Co-Publisher Dan DiDio and DC Comics Part Ways

Co-publisher Dan DiDio and DC Comics have parted ways.