Coming From Valerie D'Orazio – Edward Snowden, The Joker And A Marx Sister

I've been a fan of Valerie D'Orazio's writing since the days of her Occasional Superheroine blog. It wasn't that it was just a vicious attack on the underbelly of comic books, calling out extreme sexism and sexual harassment long before such a thing was de rigeur. It was that the articles were just so well written, combining tragedy and comedy.

Since then, there have been less prominent work. Her MTV Geek work, while very professional, didn't use her unique voice. We got a Punisher book and few short X-Men stories, but her Cloak And Dagger series, announced by Marvel, never saw publication. But now, things seem to be going her way a little more.

There's the free releasea20791a1459a027f34b051_l of Occasional Superheroine.

From Bluewater, there's Beyond: Edward Snowden

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There's another on the curse of the Joker, and clown history in Beyond: The Joker, Man Who Laughs .

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Which handily comes out a week before the Batman: Death of the Family Book and Joker Mask Set.

There's the new webseries drawn by Bobby Timony, The Horror Lovers. asking what if the Marx Brothers ran the Roger Corman film studio…


And there's this still to come.


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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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