Sharknado game hits the iTunes store For only $2.99, you can stop sharks from terrorizing New York. Be warned: early reviews have been mixed. Live Stream Hyrule Warriors It will be in Japanese, it will be late (1am EST/10pm PST), and there’s no guarantee what they’ll show, but if … Continue reading
Fighting evil by moonlight? You’re not alone. Sailor Moon made history as one of the most popular shoujo (traditionally, manga and anime targeted towards a younger female audience) manga ever released, and 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the Senshi.
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
For the inaugural #RomanceRevisited caption this contest, our readers successfully summoned their inner Golden Age romance comic writers and crafted some truly superb submissions. Captions for our consideration were so appropriately bizarre, we could have sworn at least one of you wrote First Love Illustrated #88. Having received the most likes, … Continue reading
Previously on Tomb Raider Diaries: Our enigmatic archaeologist learned that her best friend, Sam, was likely going to end up as part of a fiery ritual sacrifice. Now Lara Croft must race against time to save Sam, but not before exploring a few more ruins. And falling a lot. On with … Continue reading
Hello All, Today is Eid (Eid Mubarak!) and I’m writing from the past because I’ll be having too much fun while this goes up (Brunch! Bowling! Lucy!). There are two Eids a year for muslims; this one is called Eid al-Fitr and marks the end of Ramadan. That’s thirty days of fasting … Continue reading
For our first #WWACBookClub chat we discussed Vicious by V E Schwab. A dark, action packed tale of two college roommates – Victor Vale and Eli Ever. Both driven by their brilliance and ambition they discover the secret to developing superpowers – adrenaline filled near death experiences. In their efforts … Continue reading
Saga #20 Brian K. Vaughan Fiona Staples Image Comics It starts with a blowjob.
Happy Monday, kids! This isn’t just any Monday — it’s the Monday after San Diego Comic Con, which means this entire piece is dedicated to the announcements Marvel made at SDCC!
Editor’s note: Hey there reader! A lot of people are still pushing “nerdy” and “sporty” as opposite ends of some sort of binary spectrum. WWAC isn’t on board with that! Following our successful archery spotlight, and preceding an upcoming set of #WWACWARRIORS staff stories, I want to bring you in … Continue reading
The Art Gallery of Ontario will host the first, large-scale thematic examination of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work. Huzzah! “Basquiat,” curated by Austrian art historian Dieter Buchhart, will open on February 7 and collects over 140 paintings and drawings by the celebrated artist. – Megan
For Christmas one year, my friends got me a Razer Naga gaming mouse. When I picked up my monthly requirements a short while later, my husband was confused. “Why did you buy another gaming mouse?” “This isn’t a gaming mouse, dear. These are gaming tampons.” Turns out, my little joke isn’t … Continue reading
Word Nerdery The English word female, derived from the Old French femelle, derived from the Medieval Latin femella, which is itself a diminutive of femina. Whew! Where femina meant woman, femella meant young girl. Now let’s talk about male. It’s likewise derived from Old French, masle was the adjectival form … Continue reading
Need a break from the endless announcements, exclusives and all around overwhelming onslaught that is SDCC in your every feed? Perhaps it’s time for to try a geeky DIY activity. One of my favorite extracurriculars these days is expressing my altgeek self by customizing vests, and I wanted to share … Continue reading
Billed as short film, the real beauty of the Wonder Buffalo Kickstarter campaign is that the entire project resonates with coming to terms with and embracing your true self.
It’s not often that my fannish obsessions remind me of my former professional life, but Nickelodeon’s decision to take its critically acclaimed sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender — The Legend of Korra — off the air and onto exclusively digital distribution was a painful reminder of my time working … Continue reading
Nickelodeon Action-Adventure/Fantasy/ Comedy-Drama created by Michael Dante DiMartino & Bryan KonCetzko, Avatar the Last Airbender aired in 2005 on Nickelodeon and ran for three seasons to 2008.
The Queen of The Tearling Erika Johansen HarperCollins
Benny and Penny in Lost and Found Geoffrey Hayes (W & A) TOON-Books Release date 8/5 Those two adorable mouse ragamuffins are back at it. This time they get lost! How will they find their way home? This is from TOON-Books, and everything those people touch is guaranteed awesomeness.
Late last night, as the clock crept towards the witching hour, this was posted to Tumblr: Since then the post has been spreading like a virus, you could even say it’s gone viral. At this point in time, sixteen hours after the initial post, it has 2, 089 notes.
In the maelstrom that is San Diego Comic Con, a glimmer of something intersectional and awesome has emerged. Not only will SDCC feature more female friendly content, but this year there will also be the first ever trans-specific panel in the history of the con, titled Breaking Barriers: Transgender Trends … Continue reading
My cocktail party introduction of myself is basically, “I’m a religion scholar working on a dissertation that uses a comics to interpret religious text.” Maybe it’s not the smoothest handshake, but it’s a place to start. When I tell people this, I occasionally get quizzical looks from strangers who wonder … Continue reading
Or, at least, shocked and horrified. That is, if you were a denizen of the Newsflesh-verse. The series, launched in 2010 by Orbit Books, is written by Mira Grant (aka Seanan McGuire) and explores multiple aspects of the world during and after a global zombie outbreak. The main trilogy focuses … Continue reading
In need of more female-led superhero movies? The Soska Sisters have got you covered: Jen and Sylvia Soska have signed up to direct a film adaptation of Painkiller Jane. The cult hit comic created by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada features a cop who finds herself with “preternatural regenerating abilities … Continue reading
Ms. Marvel #5 G. Willow Wilson (W) Adrian Alphona (A) Marvel Comics In this issue, Kamala takes on Doyle, the shiftless teen in charge of the other shiftless teens Vick has gotten involved with.