Author: Kayleigh Hearn

WWAC’s Favorite Big Press Comics of 2017

With 2018 and a whole slate of new comics on the horizon, the writers of WWAC looked back to reflect on their favorite big press comics of the year. Featuring superheroes, techno-barbarians, creepy towns, and much more, there’s something for everybody here. Here’s to a year of awesome comics! Motro  Ulises Farinas and Erick Freitas (Writers), Ulises Farinas (Artist), Ryan Hill (Colorist) Oni Press I love Motro. It’s a comic that grabbed me from the first time I saw it on the shelf and as a collection, it’s a book I’ve read multiple times. Ulises Farinas is by far one of...

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Phoenix Fashion: Jean Grey’s Costumes, Ranked

This month sees the return of the original Jean Grey—not a clone, not a woman from another universe, not a time-displaced teenager—to the pages of Marvel Comics after nearly fifteen years. It’s been a long wait for fans of the original X-Woman, but as excitement mounts for Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey and we see more and more preview pics of Jean’s new costume in X-Men: Red, I thought I’d look back at her most classic looks, ranking them from threat to mutantkind (worst) to White Hot (best). For simplicity’s sake I’m only looking at the costumes of...

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The Wedding Issue: Big Barda and Scott Free

Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” nothing gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and her Maid of Honor Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and got their characters hitched! Did we like the couple? Did we like the dress? And more importantly … why did (or didn’t) the marriage last? Today we look at the wedding of Mister Miracle and Big Barda … The Couple: Big Barda and Scott...

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My Favorite Thing is Monsters Examines the Beast Within

My Favorite Thing is Monsters vol. 1 Emil Ferris (Writer and Artist) Fantagraphics February 17, 2017 In elementary school, I was enchanted by a library book about monsters. Its dust cover lost to the ages (or ripped apart by another anonymous, sticky-fingered child), I remember it as a black hardcover book, mysterious and untitled, full of pictures and summaries of classic Universal horror films like Bela Lugosi’s Dracula and Werewolf of London. Even though I hadn’t seen those movies (yet), I would check out the book again and again, mesmerized by Lon Chaney’s transformation into the Phantom of the...

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The Wedding Issue: Aquaman and Mera

Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” nothing gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and her Maid of Honor Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and got their characters hitched! Did we like the couple? Did we like the dress? And more importantly… why did (or didn’t) the marriage last? Today we look at the wedding of Aquaman and Mera … The Couple: Mera and Arthur Curry The Issue: Aquaman...

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