• Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses

    Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses0

    Comics news was like a fireworks show this week: Right around the time your vision cleared from the first whizbang, a new tidbit popped up to distract you. Another jailed artist gained his freedom, DC dropped some big announcements, Marvel tried to keep up, Dark Horse attempted to hide its anti-LGBT policies behind a digital

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  • My First Comic: It Started with Spider-Man

    My First Comic: It Started with Spider-Man0

    Like so many, my first comic was Archie. Readily available on the shelves of supermarket aisles next to the gum and tabloid magazines, waiting for me to browse through it as I waited for the long line to tick down to our turn at the register. I don’t remember specific stories, but I have vague,

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  • The Kitchen is a Delicious Recipe for Misandry

    The Kitchen is a Delicious Recipe for Misandry0

    The Kitchen Ollie Masters (writer), Ming Doyle (artist), Jordie Bellaire (colorist), Clem Robins (letterer), Becky Cloonan (covers) Vertigo Comics November 2014 As superhero properties continue to be optioned for film and television by the dozen, there are fewer choices for those of us who aren’t super into all things, well, super. My level of excitement

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  • Clean Room: I May Need To Take A Sick Day

    Clean Room: I May Need To Take A Sick Day0

    Clean Room vol. 1-3 Gail Simone (writer), Jon Davis-Hunt (artist), Walter Geovani (artist), Quinton Winter (colorist), Jenny Frison (covers), Shelly Bond (editor), Molly Mahan (editor) Vertigo (an imprint of DC Comics) 2015-2017 Spoiler Warning: this review contains some general spoilers about the plot and characters What it’s about: A reporter loses everything and vows to

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  • Political Issues: The Self Fulfilling Misogyny of “Seminal” Comics

    Political Issues: The Self Fulfilling Misogyny of “Seminal” Comics0

    Content Warning: Femicide, rape, and the violence of misogyny All art is political. This seems to be a controversial statement, but to me it has always seemed objectively correct. Making art is an inherently political act; you bring your own feelings, lived experiences, and subjective beliefs to anything you create. Even the choice of what

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