• Nineteen Technically Visible Women Who Worked on Image Comics in the 1990s

    Nineteen Technically Visible Women Who Worked on Image Comics in the 1990s2

    During our two concurrent investigations of the early years of Image (Bad Girls in retrospect, specifically, and Year of the Knockoff, by regular coincidence), every now and then we’ve come across (though this is admittedly an inexact science) a handful of apparently feminine names. Who are these people? Let’s find out.

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  • Tenuously Building to Something Satisfying: Swing #1

    Tenuously Building to Something Satisfying: Swing #10

    Swing #1 Matt Hawkins & Jenni Cheung (writers), Linda Sejic (artist) Top Cow Productions, Inc. On the header menu of the Top Cow website, the second choice seen is “FREE COMICS.” Down at the bottom of the page, with the rest of the Sejic output, is Swing #1, co-written by Top Cow COO Matt Hawkins.

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  • Tomb Raider Archives: A Powerful Relic in the Wrong Hands

    Tomb Raider Archives: A Powerful Relic in the Wrong Hands0

    Tomb Raider Archives Vol. 3 James Bonny, Dan Slott (Writers), Tony Daniel, Jonathan Sibal, Tyson Wengler, Romano Molenaar, Wilson Tortosa, Edwin David, Michael Choi, Joe Weems, Ryan Winn, Jay Leisten, Eric Basaldua, Leonard Kirk, Sal Regla, Francis Manapul, Kevin Conrad (Artists) Dark Horse Comics October 18, 2017 Tomb Raider Archives Vol. 3 is probably the best

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  • Image 25: Top Cow’s Matt Hawkins’ Full Trajectory

    Image 25: Top Cow’s Matt Hawkins’ Full Trajectory0

    From some guy in a line to COO of a 25-year-old publishing imprint, Matt Hawkins saw the glory days of Image, and stayed around for the aftermath. There are plenty of interviews covering the Founding Fathers of Image’s early days as masters of their new domain. The twentieth anniversary interviews Jason Sacks carried out for

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  • A New Destiny for Top Cow’s Genius

    A New Destiny for Top Cow’s Genius0

    In 2008, Top Cow’s Pilot Season introduced us to Adam Freeman and Marc Bernardin’s Genius. Fueled by Afua Richardson’s artwork, it seemed we were getting a harsh look at life in South Central LA from the eyes of a 17-year-old girl orphaned by gang violence. But there was so much more to Destiny Ayaje.

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  • Lady Pendragon: What You Want to Know About Matt Hawkins’ Guinevere

    Lady Pendragon: What You Want to Know About Matt Hawkins’ Guinevere0

    Another in our series examining the women of Image Comics’ first decade — this time, Top Cow’s Lady Pendragon. “We all were sorta young and brash and thought [the heyday of Image] was gonna last forever, and… it didn’t. And so, the fall was kinda hard? And dealing with that — Extreme Studios went out of business, and then

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