• Previously On Comics: March, America, and more

    Previously On Comics: March, America, and more0

    Hello and welcome again to another edition of Previously on Comics! If you’re like me, you haven’t been paying attention to much of anything in the world of comics, because the U.S. election, #NoDAPL, American Thanksgiving, and of course, the Gilmore Girls Netflix revival, among other distractions. Luckily, there have been some great news posts

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  • It’s Porn, But Is It Art? A Lost Girls Retrospective

    It’s Porn, But Is It Art? A Lost Girls Retrospective0

    Content Warning: Discussions of sex, rape, and pedophilia. It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade since the release of Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie’s Lost Girls—and all the controversy that came with it. Part an attempt to elevate pornography as a genre of storytelling, part a celebration of love and beauty in the face

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  • Review: March: Book Two – A Bigger, Longer Walk

    Review: March: Book Two – A Bigger, Longer Walk1

    March: Book Two John Lewis, Andrew Aydin (writers), Nate Powell (artist) Top Shelf Productions January 15, 2015 Disclaimer: This book was reviewed using a free digital review copy provided by Top Shelf Productions. If you have recently heard Congressman John Lewis speak, than his voice will probably play in your head while reading this: confident, with the

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  • 2015 Ignatz Award Nominees

    2015 Ignatz Award Nominees0

    If the Eisner Awards are akin to the Academy Awards of the comics world, then the Ignatz Awards, presented at the annual Small Press Expo, is akin to the Sundance Film Festival. You’ll see some of the same professionals you see in mainstream comics (and many you haven’t…yet), but these projects are different. They’re innovative. Personal.

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  • Comics You Should Definitely Pick Up On Free Comic Book Day

    Comics You Should Definitely Pick Up On Free Comic Book Day0

    Diamond Comics Distributors were kind enough to send me their Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) offerings before the day in question. I read them all except the five that I didn’t receive (Fight Club/The Goon/The Strain, Doctor Who Special, 2000 AD Special, Ice Bayou Blackout and Teen Titans GO!/Scooby-Doo Team Up #6). Below are my choices for the

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  • Where Do We Stand? Women in March’s Comics and Graphic Novel Sales

    Where Do We Stand? Women in March’s Comics and Graphic Novel Sales2

    When I saw this month’s numbers, I couldn’t wait to share the news. March was stellar for making women feel a little more comfortable in comics; read on to hear all about it.

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