Archives for August 2011

Dear DC

After you wrote a letter saying that you heard the criticisms about the makeup of your creative teams, I felt I should tell you how I feel. I’m glad that you’re committed to change if it’s what your audience wants. I am thrilled that Apollo and Midnighter still have a home after the reboot and that you didn’t reboot their sexuality. I’m also thrilled that you’re really giving digital comics a push. But there are still a few things that I’d like to see as a reader. Not as a woman, but as a reader. 1. Fewer pinup covers. I…

Plastic Bag Ban? No problem.

Long Beach & Unincorporated parts of LA now have bans on disposable bags at major stores- grocery stores, drugstores and “big box stores” (like Target & Wal-Mart). You’ll need to bring your own reusable bag or pay 10 cents per bag. (Smaller stores and farmer’s markets have a later deadline to comply with the ban) A lot of people whine about these bans, saying that they’ll just pay for the plastic bags anyways- that it’ll end up being cheaper than the reusable bags in the long run. (A lot of politicians try to argue against the bans by saying that…