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Yvonne Craig: A pioneer of women’s representation in the super-hero world

Today, Yyvone Craig, best known for originating the Barbara Gordon/Batgirl character in the 1960s, passed away due to complications from breast cancer. She was 78. I met Craig once at a comic book convention in Austin. She was kind and generous with her time. When I met her, she was sitting at a table chatting
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Q: Batman or Superman? A: Wonder Woman.

Just in case anyone had any doubts.

Some people wonder who would win… Really, it’s pretty simple… Wonder Woman is a warrior born… The daughter of Amazons… She has the strength of Demeter. Has the wisdom of Athena… The speed and flight of Hermes… The eyes of Artemis… Even the beauty of Aphrodite… Not to mention the ability to discern the truth from
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