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
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
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
Catie: This month, I’m most excited for yet another Image book: C.O.W.L. written by Kyle Higgins with art by Alec Siegel and Rod Reis. The story is all about a superhero labor union in ’60s Chicago, which promises me all the delicious politics that I love so much yet rarely see in my cape comics. … Continue reading
On Saturday, April 19, during a livestream event hosted by Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) announced the finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards. The number of nomination ballots received this year hit a new response record. Nominations were held earlier … Continue reading
In July, acclaimed writer Warren Ellis and artist Tula Lotay will be launching a new series called Supreme: Blue Rose that is based on Rob Liefeld’s Supreme. The series will likely be similar to Image’s revival of Prophet and a departure from the Supreme runs written by the likes of … Continue reading
Everyone’s got one. A famous book they haven’t read. A must-see movie they skipped over. WWAC staffers share their I’ve Nevers. What are yours?
I’ve never sat down with a group of friends and played an honest to goodness pen and paper RPG.
The guys wouldn’t let me play when I was in high school and then my twenties happened and now there’s no one around to play with. I’ve played RPG video games. … Continue reading
Trigger Warning: Discussion of incest, sexual abuse, and rape.
“Rape is never acceptable as a plot device,” I said, leaning back in one of the flimsy folding chairs we use for events at the comic book shop where I work. I was talking to my boss, a really awesome guy who is making every attempt to create a geek space in our shop that is safe, … Continue reading
Smut Peddler 2014 met its $20,000 goal in roughly six hours. By the time I chatted with Spike on the Tuesday night after its opening week, the project had just hit $76,000 and was the most popular Kickstarter project of over 3,000 projects the weekend before.
Smut Peddler’s editor, C. Spike Trotman, and I connected via Google Hangout to chat about what drives … Continue reading
HERE BE SPOILERS!
ENTRY #2: It’s way better in context
PLAY TIME: 1 hour
With the basic survival requirements of food, fire, and weapons satisfied, Lara returns to her exploration. She immediately … Continue reading