THE OTHER HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE #4
Words can be tricky. Renee Montoya has known this for most of her life. Words taught her to feel ashamed of her gender, her sexuality, and her ethnicity. The people of Gotham City taught her to hide who she was to fit in to, be loved, and in doing so, they taught her to hate herself. But from that despair came something unexpected and powerful.
Renee’s path from a closeted police officer in the 1990s to her time as the faceless vigilante known as the Question is one that is inextricably linked with queerness. It is one that is defiant of binaries, outmoded and hateful stereotypes, and the words that propagate them. As the Question, Renee stood in contrast to society’s rigid expectations of her, held a mirror up to the world’s face, and asked, “Who are you?”
The long-awaited miniseries written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Let It Fall) and beautifully illustrated by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Andrea Cucchi continues to explore the mythology of the DC Universe, as seen through the prism of DC Super Heroes from historically disenfranchised groups.
THE OTHER HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE #31983. Japan. Tatsu Yamashiro’s life has been taken from her. Her home, her children, her husband are all gone. With nothing left but a burning pain and the sword that stole her family from her, Tatsu begins a long journey of healing, self-discovery, agency, and rebirth. This is the story of Tatsu Yamashiro,
THE AMERICAN WAY: THOSE ABOVE AND THOSE BELOW #2
The conflict with political radicals that took one man’s life sits heavy with Jason.
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The American is faced with a final choice: He can defeat and arrest his new foe, or he can join the young man with powers as incendiary as his agenda and fight for civil justice.
John Ridley Spotlights Katana's Painfully Relevant 'Other History'
THE AMERICAN WAY: THOSE ABOVE AND THOSE BELOW #1
It’s been a decade since the Civil Defense Corps was exposed as a fraud created by the U.S. Government for propaganda purposes.
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The American has discovered there is a new superhuman on the scene, and the young man is none too happy to be confronted by a costumed hero, especially not one he thinks is a governm
THE AMERICAN WAY: THOSE ABOVE AND THOSE BELOW #3
Things are heating up for the surviving heroes of the Civil Defense Corps.