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Jan 11 '12

When you go to the LCS today to buy Batwoman …

you might want to pick up The Ray #2 by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Jamal Igle, too. You can see a preview here.

We reviewed the first issue on "3 Chicks Review Comics" and we all enjoyed it and gave it positive review. If you like the original run on Blue Beetle or Bryan Q. Miller’s Batgirl, you may like the tone of this book. It’s more light hearted than much of the fare coming out of DC these days. It also has a very diverse cast including the lead who is Korean-American, his Indian-American girlfriend.

Unlike others, I find diversity to be a good thing in comics and was glad to see it in “The Ray”. (Unlike someone who said the book feels like “the obligatory “black best friend” that DC Comics will trot out at SDCC 2012 to prove to extremists in Batgirl costumes that they’re not racists.”  Yes, someone actually wrote that.)

So give The Ray a try.

  1. closetextrovert reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    People, this comic is great, and you should read it. No overwrought continuity to confuse readers, the duo of Palmiotti...
  2. be-themoon said: There’s a cynical part of me going “it does feel like DC wrote this as the book they can point to and say but we’re diverse look!” But whether they did or not doesn’t matter too much, because it’s a good story and it IS diverse, and that’s GREAT.
  3. ealperin reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    Love Igle’s run on Supergirl and Zatanna! Can’t wait to give this one a read, once I get the chance to! :D. Btw, I think...
  4. jorellrivera reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    The first issue of this series definitely had a Blue Beetle vibe that I really enjoyed. And I noticed that this weeks...
  5. somethingsomethingslumber said: But…Ray Terril…He had the best costume in the DCU. I miss him.
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  7. thefingerfuckingfemalefury reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    I really enjoyed the first issue of it :) Sadly my comic shop didn’t have the second but I have ordered it because I’ll...
  8. loxes said: Really liked both the issues so far!
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  12. horsetornadoes reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    yay, cosigned! i like lighter~ comics so this was perfect for me.
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