• A New Chapter for the Gospel of Patience in The Magdalena

    A New Chapter for the Gospel of Patience in The Magdalena0

    It seems appropriate to begin here with a confession: Forgive me, readers, for I am skeptical. So, the Catholic church, an entity that has subjugated women like it’s their job for literally centuries, has, as their secret, a supernaturally powerful champion woman descended from Mary Magdalene and Jesus? Haha, good one! Maybe lay off the

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  • No Riverdale Rivals: Betty and Veronica Are Friends Not Frenemies

    No Riverdale Rivals: Betty and Veronica Are Friends Not Frenemies0

    Rivalry is one of storytelling’s most popular (and most relied-upon) devices. Need to shake things up? Plot feeling stale? Pit two characters against each other. Rivalries, in general, tend to be widespread–from sports teams to genre franchises–but it’s also very commonplace in the world of comics. Ask any comics fan to name a “versus” pair

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  • Radishes is a Tasty Bite of Friendship and Fantasy [Review]

    Radishes is a Tasty Bite of Friendship and Fantasy [Review]0

    Radishes Carolyn Nowak 2015 Radishes takes place in a world I’ve never been to, and yet, I feel right at home in it. The 2016 Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Minicomic, Radishes is about two teenage girls, Kelly and Beth, who skip school to visit a mysterious seaside market full of shops and wonders. The

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