• Small Press Bites: SPX Edition

    Small Press Bites: SPX Edition0

    Small Press Expo might have been last month, but that doesn’t mean the books our writers picked up won’t be just as good this month! Kayleigh, Rebecca, and Kat highlight some of their purchases from the convention — maybe you’ll find a zine or two for yourself, too! God Dammit Kyle MacLachlan Maureen Sullivan (Editor

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  • Previously, On Comics: Festivals, Fashion, and Phoenix

    Previously, On Comics: Festivals, Fashion, and Phoenix0

    As the first day of autumn approached this week, the comics world planned multiple comic cons, engaged in fashion discussion, and announced the return of a beloved X-Men character from a time long past. When you’re thinking of this week, don’t forget the Ignatz Awards, which focus on small press publication and include nine categories

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  • 2017 Ignatz Awards Celebrate Diversity and Community

    2017 Ignatz Awards Celebrate Diversity and Community0

    This year’s Ignatz Awards felt more charged than recent years, and the current political climate felt immediate and present even in the ballroom of the Bethesda Marriott where the ceremony is traditionally held. This wider perspective led to an evening of intensely personal speeches about the power of community, comics, and becoming an active participant

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  • To All the Cons We Loved This Year

    To All the Cons We Loved This Year0

    I went to a lot of cons this year. So many cons. I attended SDCC for the first time, flew to New York for the second year of FlameCon, did some shopping at TCAF, some press and panels at FanExpo, and covered several of Toronto’s hundred-odd film festivals. I’m not a fan of cons, generally, especially

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