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Woohoo! the sixth is my Trick or Treat pressie for ya’ll!

Hope you enjoy them all, or at least one. 😀

Sorry these were late-but my home ISP is a PITA!

Also I take requests…. any you’d like to see for November? let me know.

XOXO

Kavan:  20141001-191803

Paul:

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Joe: 

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Wonder Woman: 

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Vampirella

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Trick or Treat-with the Mistress of the Night! 

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Guest Blogger; Stigmartyr762

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Eroticism in Comics

I’ve been reading comics books for as long as I can remember since about the late 1970’s.

Reading such titles as The Warlord drawn by Mike Grell, X-men drawn by John Byrne, and the Teen Titans drawn by George Perez just to name a few off the top of my head.

Now I’ll admit when I was much younger to having lusted after a few comic book hotties as I thumbed through the pages of my favorite titles. The women drawn were classic, proportionate, and believable in their beauty.

As time goes on and I grow older and I discover new titles. Marvel and DC were the first. Then came such comic publishers as Warp Graphics, Dark Horse, Harris comics, Epic and Heavy Metal magazine.

The latter two titles introduced me to a whole new world of comics from European artists. Some of which blatantly use the sexuality of its female Antagonist / Protagonists to drive the story along.

Time marches on and the artists of the old guard gives way to new artists who’s influence can be traced back to those European and Japanese comics.

Women become disproportionate with emphasis on their busts, waists, and hips. Where their male counter parts look down right ridiculous with musculature so outrageous that only in comics could they stand on their own two feet.

After a short tumultuous period of change in comics a status quo seems to have been achieved with female characters still standing out as sex symbols with their impossible beauty.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m as big a fan of comic books now as I was back then. I just can’t help but wonder what the current atmosphere in comic books would be like if comic book artists put as much emphasis in eroticizing their male characters as they do the female?

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Digital magazines; I downloaded the Wizard World app to my iPad and downloaded some of the issues I wanted to read. So far all Free! I figured out where they get the sponsorship. It’s cool at the moment, I can see where it could get tedious.

The ad’s in the magazine are clickable links. So now when you’re looking at the ad and drooling (oh, maybe that’s just me. 🙂 ) You can touch the page and it will take you to the site to order whatever product it’s advertising. Good news, you can X-close the advert and go back to reading the magazine. At the moment, I like the clickable pages-I can see where it can be dangerous. LOL

Bonus, I don’t need a wifi connection to read the magazines I’ve already downloaded, and since I have the wifi version-not net connected iPad that is valuable to me. If you want to download an issue, then yes. You do require net connectivity.

Some of the articles in the digital version are geared towards the digital media. I like that. I also like that they don’t appear as sexist as the print version. I used to have a sub to Wizard World, but obviously they don’t believe girls/women read comics, and think it’s okay to have some stupid sexist comments. It would be fine, if they had female journalist’s doing the same to the fanboys. But alas, they don’t.

Anywho-on the review, if you like Free, you like to read, and you’re a comic geek like me, then download the Wizard World app, you also get a head’s up on upcoming conventions.

all in all for the price; Free! It’s definitely an app I’m glad I downloaded.

Peace & Happy Wednesday

pix later….:D

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