Television

The CW’s “Batwoman” Review: A Really Fun, Super Gay Romp — and Ruby Rose Is Great

It’s an excellent addition to both the cinematic Bat-universe and to The CW’s (already superqueer) superhero line-up, which is no small feat. It balances the fun and heart of Alex Danvers and Kelly Olson in National City, the cocky silliness of Sara Lance and Ava Sharpe in space-time, and the drama and grit of Anissa Pierce and Grace Choi in Freeland. 

Geekery

Drawn to Comics: We Need to Talk About the Rape in Batwoman

A lot of Batwoman fans (and to be honest, a lot of comic fans overall) were worried when the creative team of W. Haden Blackman and J.H. Williams III left the book after DC refused to allow them to have Kate Kane (Batwoman) marry her longtime girlfriend, police detective Maggie Sawyer. Now, it looks like those fears were completely justified.