• Fence #6: A Budding Rivalry is Realized

    Fence #6: A Budding Rivalry is Realized0

    Fence #6 C.S. PACAT (WRITER), JOHANNA THE MAD (ARTIST) BOOM! STUDIOS MAY 16, 2018 School drama, peer rivalries, and passionate moments abound in BOOM!’s Fence, a series that follows the story of Nicholas Cox as he tries to make a name for himself in the world of fencing. Unofficially trained and poor, Nicholas must give

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  • The Weatherman #1 Is Beautiful Sci-Fi Fun

    The Weatherman #1 Is Beautiful Sci-Fi Fun0

    The Weatherman #1 Jody Leheup (writer), Nathan Fox (artist), Dave Stewart (colorIST) Image Comics June 13th, 2018 The Weatherman #1 is the action-packed first chapter in the story of Nathan Bright, a complex and curious young man whose blatant insecurity manifests in a persistent fake swagger, a nervous habit of eating his feelings, and a heavy

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  • Sour Apple Review: Heartbreaking Subject Matter Beautifully Rendered

    Sour Apple Review: Heartbreaking Subject Matter Beautifully Rendered1

    Sour Apple Jerzy Szyłak (Writer), Joanna Karpowicz (Artist and Colours), Paweł Timofiejuk (Letters) timof comics 18 April, 2018 Content Warning: Domestic violence and abuse. Sour Apple is the story of a woman. We never learn her name, but that is because we do not need to. She is every woman.

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  • Hardcore Lady-Types Living Their Best Life: Lumberjanes #50

    Hardcore Lady-Types Living Their Best Life: Lumberjanes #500

    Lumberjanes #50 Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh (Writers), Dozerdraws (Artist), Maarta Laiho (Colourist), Aubrey Aiese (Letterer) BOOM! Box May 2018 I used to be a regular Lumberjanes reader, but over the last few years, I’m ashamed to admit I’ve fallen behind on all my ongoing series, Lumberjanes included. I’m slowly getting caught up through the trades,

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  • The Archies #7: Archie, Don’t Say It’s Over

    The Archies #7: Archie, Don’t Say It’s Over0

    The Archies #7 Alex Segura (Writer), Matthew Rosenberg (Writer), Joe Eisma (Art), Jack Morelli (Lettering), Matt Herms (Colors) Archie Comics May 16, 2018 Their tour is ending and The Archies are going out with a bang. Their final show is a Battle of the Bands against none other than Josie and the Pussycats. The issue

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  • Fistful of Comics: Crowdfunding Roundup, June ’180

    I spent this last week catching up on the comics I’ve gotten from Kickstarters over the course of the last like, year, so that means I’m allowed to buy more, right? I’m certain that’s how this works. June is practically bursting with good campaigns—from massive webcomic collections, to DIY flipbook kits, to queer zine fairs—so

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