• [Exclusive Preview] The Mystery Deepens in Ruby Falls #3

    [Exclusive Preview] The Mystery Deepens in Ruby Falls #3

    Falling asleep in the sleepy town of Ruby Falls brings nightmares. For Lana, those dark dreams take her back to the cold case of Betty Gallagher’s “disappearance.” In the third issue of the four-part series, Lana’s obsession with the case takes a dangerous turn when she tricks Raymond into helping her hunt down the killer,

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  • Tim Seeley and Lysa Hawkins on Bloodshot’s New Nemesis: Eidolon

    Tim Seeley and Lysa Hawkins on Bloodshot’s New Nemesis: Eidolon

    With the Vin Diesel-led film on the way, now’s a good time to do some groundwork on the character of Bloodshot, if you aren’t already familiar with him. Created by Kevin VanHook, Don Perlin, and Bob Layton in 1992, Bloodshot has returned with a new series this year. Valiant Entertainment’s super soldier possesses powers of regeneration and

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  • Vault Comics Pubwatch: November

    Vault Comics Pubwatch: November

    This month’s Vault Comics Pubwatch is full of good stuff because Vault has been very, very busy.  At the beginning of the month, they spread the good word about their science fiction and fantasy comics across the sea, expanding their comic convention trail to include Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival 2019 in Harrogate, England.

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  • The Excellence of Malka Older’s …and Other Disasters

    The Excellence of Malka Older’s …and Other Disasters

    …and Other Disasters Malka Older Mason Jar Press November 21, 2019 Malka Older’s newest book, …and Other Disasters, is excellent. Maxwell Neely-Cohen describes it as “a book of beautiful fragments,” and while that feels pretty accurate, I read the whole thing in one sitting and felt very satisfied by it. It was like eating an

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  • WWACommendations: They Called Us Enemy, Spirit Fingers, Archival Quality, and More

    WWACommendations: They Called Us Enemy, Spirit Fingers, Archival Quality, and More

    Happy November! What comics have you been reading lately? I need to catch up on Marauders and Excalibur, and I’ve subscribed to a few new comics on LINE Webtoon which I’ll report back on soon. Every month, WWAC contributors share some of the comics they’ve especially enjoyed lately. Have a comic you can’t stop thinking

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  • Return to Harrow County With Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook, and Naomi Franquiz

    Return to Harrow County With Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook, and Naomi Franquiz

    Clearly, Tyler Crook and Cullen Bunn were not ready to say goodbye to Harrow County and the dark and creepy goings on in the woods surrounding the home of Emmy Crawford. The southern gothic horror story, nee Countless Haints on Bunn’s personal website, has evolved since its creation, morphing from the ten-chapter serialized prose to

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  • X-Men #2: The Garden of Unearthly Delights

    X-Men #2: The Garden of Unearthly Delights

    X-Men #2 Gerry Alanguilan (inker), VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Sonny Gho (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Tom Muller (design), Leinil Francis Yu (artist) Marvel Comics November 13, 2019 What’s remarkable about the Hickman era of the X-Men—unbelievably, we’re still only five months in, all of us having fallen into a swirling pool of Comic Book Time—is

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  • Previously on Comics: White Feminist Tears on a Bookshelf Near You

    Previously on Comics: White Feminist Tears on a Bookshelf Near You

    • News
    • November 18, 2019

    Though our book news column isn’t running anymore, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the book industry mess that occurred last week when YA author Sarah Dessen had her feelings hurt by Brooke Nelson, a graduate student who felt, as quoted in the Aberdeen News, that Dessen’s books were “fine for teen girls” but did not

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