Dear Nice Guys… You’re Not Nice

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Thought Catalog, the home of no editorial oversight and endless clickbait, published a letter from Leo Steven on Tuesday entitled, Dear Girls Who Are (Finally) Ready To Date Nice Guys: We Don’t Want You Anymore.

Dear nice guys… Dear Leos of the world…

You aren’t nice. You’re a checklist. A nineteen-fifties ladymag instructional on the wonders of patriarchy. “A good husband is: a provider, a provider, a mild-mannered, steel-spined provider.” You ascribe to an … Continue reading

Telling the Perfect Interactive Story

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Telltale Games does exactly what their name implies: they tell stories in the form of video games. But not just any stories. The company produces games that feature masterful storytelling and incredible characters, building on richly established worlds that gamers and non-gamers alike will recognize. From Jurassic Park, Law & Order, and Back to the Future, to the current games based on The Walking Dead and Fables, the … Continue reading

Storm Ongoing Series Coming In July!

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That ominous rumble you hear in the distance? It’s not thunder.

It’s the applause and enthusiastic response of X-Men fangirls reacting to the news. Marvel’s July solicits include the following exciting information:

STORM #1

MARVEL COMICS

(W) GREG PAK (ACA) VICTOR IBANEZ

CLASSIFIED

Sorry, my sisters in Storm love, that’s literally all there is. For now. July’s only a little more than 90 days away, and you can count on us at WWAC to bring … Continue reading

News & Things

Manga fans in India
Japanese manga cafes and meet-ups are fostering fans in India and inspiring their local creators to make manga.

Easter eggs aren’t just for Easter
For Agents of SHIELD fans, Russ Burlingame breaks down the Marvel Universe Easter eggs in this season.

Whovians get hungry too
A new restaurant in Chicago, the Blue Box Cafe, is now serving tasty treats to Dr. Who fans … Continue reading

BookCon: Caucasians, Cats, No People of Colour

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Once again, the lack of diversity in BookCon’s line up has many furious on Twitter today. The guest list is up with 30 Caucasians, 1 cat and 0 persons of color which has many scratching their heads wondering how ReedPOP, the organization producing BookCon, could have messed up so severely in the representation department. As I’ve mentioned before, this isn’t the first time this issue and outrage was brought up. According to a Publisher’s … Continue reading

She is the One: Bee and PuppyCat (the Comic)!

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Have you ever wondered what a 20-something magical girl might be like? If so, you should probably plan on picking up a copy of Bee and Puppycat, created and co-written by Natasha Allegri. The comic, based on the animated webseries of the same title, tells the tale of hapless Bee and the mysterious Puppycat, who fell out of the sky and changed both of their lives forever. Even before the first season of the series … Continue reading

Layman & Guillory’s CHEW to Get Animated Feature

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Well, it happened, you guys: all of my dreams came true.

After a few false rumors that John Layman and Rob Guillory’s amazing Image series Chew was on its way to television and movies, we’ve finally got a confirmation: Chew will be getting an animated feature. Tony will be voiced by The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, and Amelia will be voiced by Felicia Day (a notoriously polarizing presence in the geek community).

The feature, which … Continue reading