GOG.com—my favourite DRM-free game distributor—is expanding its reach to movies and TV-Shows!
The #WWACTV chat is where the casual TV viewer and the self-professed (or in denial) addict discuss the newest shows and some old favourites. Our latest chat occurred on August 24th when we looked at two weeks of television goodness (August 11th-August 24th), but there weren’t many shows I was checking out that premiered … Continue reading
Previously on Tomb Raider Diaries: Lara Croft survives the shantytown attacks on her way to rescue her BFF Sam from certain, fiery doom at the Solarii temple. PLAY TIME: 2 hours ACHIEVEMENTS: Opportunist, Scrounger, Feather Duster With Roth watching her back with a sniper rifle, Lara must cross the rickety … Continue reading
Creator Farel Dalrymple talks upcoming graphic novel about kids in weird, dystopic future For readers of Image’s Prophet revival, Farel Dalrymple’s work should feel familiar. After working mostly in alternative comics, he took a spin on the sci-fi book during its run before setting out to work on The Wrenchies, his … Continue reading
Five days ago I took our staff by the collective collar, shook them hard, and yelled WHAT’S HOT WITH YOU THIS WEEK? They replied. Laura H Oh god oh god Con is in a week and I still need to sew two costumes HELP.
A “video-less” game for the blind Blind Legend follows the story of a knight who has lost his eyesight and journeys through a forest. He navigates using sounds and the voice of his daughter. Stars Wars: Commander free play for iOS Released last Thursday for iOS only, the game allows … Continue reading
Dear Mr. Manara, You remember the Spider-Woman variant cover you drew that’s being discussed all over Twitter and the news sites, right? No? Here’s a refresher: This is the solo Spider-Woman comic that Marvel announced at the Women Of Marvel Panel at San Diego Comic Con and Marvel has been pushing female led titles lately to reflect … Continue reading
I’ve been home from GenCon for a few days, and I’m still overwhelmed with excitement (when I’m not sneezing or coughing). It was a truly amazing four days, both personally and professionally. The convention was huge, with attendance up 10% from last year, and events sprawling from the convention center … Continue reading
I get excited anytime I see a recipe in a comic book, because then I get to take “cook your comics” semi-literally. Comic creator Becky Cloonan (Wolves, American Virgin, Conan the Barbarian) recently cartooned her experience with making this bread and giving it to friends (which is why it’s friendship … Continue reading
There’s a female trope in video games that uses sexualized female bodies to set the stage as gritty or edgy. The new video, The Women as Background Decoration Part 2, delves into this trope using some of the best loved games.
Those colours. That face. That hair. That blood spatter. Everything about this cover demanded that I watch the trailer for Larime Taylor’s A Voice in the Dark from Image Comics. It promised me that this book was everything I wanted: “Featuring such pop culture commercial kryptonite like a female protagonist, … Continue reading
After successful completion of my very first task, I decided lyrics were a great second task. As our favourite space-viking would say, “Another!” I had come across some pictures of other original ideas and found one that I thought was perfect for my friend, lyrics from Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got … Continue reading
Happy Monday, true believers!
Webcomics Capsules is all about webcomics short reviews—more like recommendations, actually. See what our staff is enjoying around the web, choose your favorites and get to reading!
For this installment of Kids Comics Go to Class we’re looking at Comics in Education, a website run by Gene Luen Yang. That’s right. Gene-Boxers & Saints-American Born Chinese-Yang. The site and the webcomic featured on it were his final project proposal for his Masters of Education degree at California … Continue reading
Over at Book Riot, they’ve rounded up some literary journals designed for e-readers. Woo! But no Symbolia? Shame! New issue out right now. Go. Gooooo. – Megan
Happy Sunday! Let’s check out some cool art.
The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the … Continue reading
Good morning, caped crusaders! The news from DC this week is a little thin on the ground, but let’s see what we can sniff out, yes?
This week the women of WWAC talked apocalypse fiction. What’s it all about? Why are we so fascinated by it? Megan P, Annie, Wendy, Claire, Jamie, Brenda, and Laura all chimed in. Content Note: Frank discussion of trauma, violence, disaster and apocalypse prepping, end times fundamentalism, and murder.
There may have been someone out there more excited than me to hear that DC was launching (or re-launching, maybe) the Sensation Comics title as a digital first, but I’m totally not making it a competition, because we can all like the same things at different levels, right, pals?
DRM (Digital Rights Management) has been and remains a hot topic for fans of all kinds, and for content creators of all kinds. People want to be able to use the digital media they’ve purchased in whatever way they see fit. Dynamite Entertainment, as of August 20, has addressed … Continue reading
So yesterday, I’m minding my own business, quietly panicking over the fact that there is ONE WEEK UNTIL DRAGONCON HELP, when this tweet notification pops up on my phone: I. Choose. YOU. @blueofthebay @illusClaire @thewherefores https://t.co/q03wrE1lES #icebucketchallenge #supportalsresearch @womenoncomics — ardOmer (@ArdoOmer) August 20, 2014 OH. SNAP. So I responded … Continue reading
Good morning, book lovers! Ardo is taking a break this week, presumably so she can fight crime 24/7, so I’m taking over the Book Beat for today. Or maybe this is a coup! At last, Book Beat, you are mine. Mine!
All-New X-Men #30 Brian Michael Bendis (W) Sara Pichelli (A) Marvel Comics The cover doesn’t lie. X-23 and Angel are an item, spending the night together after last issue’s ending saw them riding off into the sunset on Cyclops’s stolen bike. I was initially trepidatious when Marvel revealed #30’s cover–it … Continue reading
When indie comics creator MariNaomi started researching other person of color cartoonists for an article, the results motivated her to start the Cartoonists of Color database.