• Con Diary: Emerald City Comicon Day 30

    • April 17, 2014

    I was taken to my very first con in 2011 by my unapologetically geeky, big sister. Back then, Emerald City Comic Con’s exhibition floor spanned only half of the fourth floor’s ballrooms. In 2014, the entire Washington State Convention Centre is home to the northwest coast’s premiere comic book and pop culture convention.  With so

  • Three Love Songs/Three Comics

    Three Love Songs/Three Comics0

    • February 21, 2014

    Music and comics go together like … well, music and comics. Sometimes it’s just a well-chosen lyric juxtaposed with a particular panel sequence, or a character singing a favorite song that also happens to reveal something important about their story arc. However it’s done, the blending of such an evocative auditory medium with the visuals

  • NSFW: Let’s Talk About Sex (Criminals)

    NSFW: Let’s Talk About Sex (Criminals)1

    • February 7, 2014

    Based on the title, you probably won’t be surprised to read that Image’s Sex Criminals, by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, is a comic about sex. And crime. Or rather, social transgression: because the essence of a crime is that it goes against the mores of society, whether reasonable or otherwise. As for the sex

  • News & Things: Agent Coulson Is Disappointed In You

    News & Things: Agent Coulson Is Disappointed In You0

    • February 4, 2014

    News “Game of Thrones” director Neil Marshall tapped for “Constantine” Known for directing one of the best episodes of Game of Thrones, “Blackwater” (season two, episode nine), horror movie director Neil Marshall has been chosen to direct the pilot episode of NBC’s in-the-works “Constantine” TV series. Could this possibly be…dare I say it…good?!

  • Review: Batwoman #26

    Review: Batwoman #260

    Batwoman #26 Marc Andreyko, Jeremy Haun DC Comics *Sigh* I could leave it at that, but then you’d have no idea what I’m sighing about. Which, while potentially hilarious, would mean that I wouldn’t have the chance to go on at great length about my favorite comic book subject: Batwoman. We all know how much

  • Thought Bubble: TB Leeds to the future (har har)0

    • December 17, 2013

    An intro to, and con diary of, Thought Bubble comics convention, Leeds, 2013