Analysing Amethyst: Did DC Doom Their Own Series?
Feb19

Analysing Amethyst: Did DC Doom Their Own Series?

If you’re interested in DC’s Sword of Sorcery  (alternatively sometimes just referred to as Amethyst) you’ll have heard by now that it’s been canceled. Anyone who reads my blog from time to time will know I’m quite the fan of Amethyst. Not just because the quality of the book but because of what she, as a character and a series, represents. She was a female lead in a market dominated by male characters....

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Thoughts On Amethyst’s Cartoon Debut

The first Amethyst cartoon short aired over the weekend. Hurray! Properly reviewing the short would be kind of ludicrous considering it’s just under a minute and a half long. It’d take longer to read the review than it’d take to actually watch! Therefore instead, as a fan of the character I wanted to just give some very quick thoughts on it as a follow-up to my last blog post. So did I like it? I thought it was...

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DC’s Answer To The Lack Of Female Comic Book Cartoon Characters

A common complaint of mine is the lack of female characters from both Marvel and DC. Or more appropriately, the lack of exposure these characters are getting. For instance Captain Marvel is primed for a solo movie or cartoon but instead everyone plays it safe and re-hashes the same characters. Meanwhile the team series’ like Avengers remain dominated by men. This particularly annoys me when it comes to the cartoon series’...

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Comic Review: Sword Of Sorcery #0

I’m a little bit confused why DC titled the series Sword Of Sorcery and not Amethyst. She’s the protagonist and even the cover has Amethyst in big purple letters while Sword Of Sorcery is crammed up there in much smaller text. The book is billed as an anthology but everywhere you look DC are hyping it as the return of Amethyst. I wonder if they’re concerned that Amethyst won’t take off or that a relatively...

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