Superhero Girlfriends Anonymous A column by Ravynn K. Stringfield on comic books' greatest weapon: the Superhero Girlfriend.

What ‘Fast & Furious’ Can Teach Us About Women Who Reclaim Their Power

Letty Ortiz reflects back the best of our hero’s characteristics with fewer of the hang-ups.

Zendaya is Not Your Mama’s Mary Jane

The Black leading ladies of superhero media haven’t always gotten the best deals. But like much of the comic book–inspired world, one change could shape the mythos for decades to come.

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Unraveling the Myth of the Black Supermom

Nora and Iris West-Allen's fraught relationship proves that even we daughters often expect superheroics from our very human Black mothers.