#WWACTV: Doctor Who Offers Some Zzzz, Legends is Bean’s Orphan Black & The Honourable Woman Takes A Bow

Television On Smartphone Stock Image. Stuart Miles, published on 26 September 2012. TV.

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

Dear Milo Manara…

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

Cook Your Comics: Becky Cloonan’s Magic Zucchini Friendship Bread

platter-zucchini-bread

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

Voices in the Dark: An Interview with Larime and Sylv Taylor

A Voice in the Dark | Top Cow Productions

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

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (5)

Ghost in the Shell ARISE - 01 - Ghost Pain, The Major, Motoko Kusanagi, Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Production IG, 2013

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

It’s the End of the World as We Know It: Apocalypse Fiction — WWAC Roundtable

The Walking Dead, Shane

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.

WWAC Gets Iced, Part 1/?: Ardo’s Ice Bucket Challenge

stock: Weird Horrors, digital comics museum

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

War. What Is It Good For?: The #WWACBookClub on Insignia

Insignia

On Monday we got together under the hashtag #WWACBookClub to discuss our latest book club pick – Insignia by S J Kincaid. The story takes place in the middle of World War III. Most of our natural resources are gone so what are we fighting over? The resources found in … Continue reading