• Previously On Comics: Canon, Stan, and Protecting the Innocent

    Previously On Comics: Canon, Stan, and Protecting the Innocent0

    • January 15, 2018

    Good morning! Did you know Gambit nearly came out as bisexual? It was one of James Asmus’ ideas for his Gambit solo book in 2012. Marvel editorial nixed the idea, though, because it would have “redefined the character.” Subtext? What subtext? My curse to always and forever write about harassment in the news continues, as

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  • Going Abstract with Kindling

    Going Abstract with Kindling1

    Kindling Xia Gordon (CREATOR) 2dcloud 2017 I first discovered Xia Gordon at the 2017 Toronto Comics Art Festival where I saw her beautiful artwork and included her in my Comics Creators You Should Look Out For list over at Book Riot. It was some breathtaking stuff and I filed it away in my brain, waiting

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  • Kickstarting the End of Summer

    Kickstarting the End of Summer0

    It’s the end of the month, which means it’s a perfect time to take a look at some assorted comics crowdfunding campaigns! Summer 2017 – 2dcloud Juliacks, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Leif Goldberg, Xia Gordon (contributors) 2dcloud continues their run of Kickstarters to fund another season of really interesting projects — 3 books and two zines. Perfect

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  • What’s Ahead for 2dcloud: An Interview With Raighne

    What’s Ahead for 2dcloud: An Interview With Raighne0

    Comics publisher 2dcloud has had a pretty great year for 2016 — their catalog includes the critically acclaimed Turning Japanese by MariNaomi and Someone Please Have Sex with Me by Gina Wynbrandt, and 2017 looks to be full of promise too. Their Fall 2016 Kickstarter wraps in 3 days — three books, three zines, and some extras. Since

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  • Review: Gina Wynbrandt’s Someone Please Have Sex With Me

    Review: Gina Wynbrandt’s Someone Please Have Sex With Me2

    Someone Please Have Sex With Me Gina Wynbrandt 2D Cloud June 2016 Someone Please Have Sex With Me is a collection of comics from Gina Wynbrandt, whose short comic “Big Pussy” made a big splash (oh god, oh god) in 2015, which nabbed her an Ignatz nomination for Promising New Talent. This collection is an

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