• Batman: Rebirth #72: Let’s Break The Bat!

    Batman: Rebirth #72: Let’s Break The Bat!

    Batman: Rebirth #72 Jordie Bellaire (colorist), Clayton Cowles (letterer), Jorge Fornes (artists), Mikel Janin (artist), Tom King (writer) DC Comics June 5th 2019 Spoiler warning: discussion of plot points follow Tom King and his team return to form to tie up loose ends, and carry Batman: Rebirth into its third act with issue #72.

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  • Trans Girls Hit The Town is Too Real

    Trans Girls Hit The Town is Too Real

    Trans Girls Hit The Town Emma Jayne Diskette Press April 2019 Yesterday, while out with some friends, I found myself starting to spiral. We were hanging out in a department store, laughing at absurdly expensive articles of clothing, and as amusing as it was, I was suddenly struck with the pernicious idea that none of this

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  • Star Trek: The Q Conflict #5: Resistance is Futile … Against Q

    Star Trek: The Q Conflict #5: Resistance is Futile … Against Q

    Star Trek: The Q Conflict #5 Alexandra Alexakis (Colours), Elisabetta D’Amico (Artist), David Messina (Artist), David Tipton (Writer), Scott Tipton (Writer), Neil Uyetake (Letters) IDW Publishing 12 June, 2019 Having angered the powerful wormhole prophets in the previous issue, Star Trek: The Q Conflict #5 sees Q and his fellow immortal beings task their hapless

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  • Cemetery Beach Only Dips its Toes into Deeper Water

    Cemetery Beach Only Dips its Toes into Deeper Water

    Cemetery Beach Warren Ellis (writer), Fonografiks (lettering and book design), Jason Howard (artist and book design) Image Comics June 11, 2019 In Cemetery Beach, Warren Ellis presents an often brutal, bleak, and technologically-filled world (so not exactly a hundred miles from our own). The story explores themes Ellis has embraced in his previous work: absolute

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  • You’ll Want In On This House Party: AOC and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis?

    You’ll Want In On This House Party: AOC and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis?

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis R. Sikoryak, Nick Accardi, Travis Hymel, Micah Myers; Sherard Jackson; Marguerite Dabaie; Kit Caoagas, K. Lynn Smith; Josh Blaylock; Peter Rostovsky; Dean Haspiel, Christa Cassano; Pat Shand, Larry Watts, Jim Campbell; Sam Wells, Liz McArthur; Hoyt Silva; Jill Thompson; Jeffrey Burandt, Sean Von Gorman, Paul

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  • This Is How You Lose The Time War: Savoring Each Moment

    This is How You Lose the Time War Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone Saga Press July 16, 2019 In Amal El-Mohtar’s and Max Gladstone’s upcoming novella, they answer the age-old question, what happens when a climbing vine falls in love with the Industrial Revolution? What happens when an analog pocket watch falls in love with

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  • MoCCA Fest Through the Years

    MoCCA Fest Through the Years

    The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival (MoCCA Fest) has been an annual New York City event since 2002. I have been attending it on and off for well over a decade. My time at the MoCCA Fest this year was dripping with nostalgia. Since that weekend this Spring, I have looked back at

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  • Alice at Naptime: Peace Within the Chaos of Baby

    Alice at Naptime: Peace Within the Chaos of Baby

    Nine years ago, Shea Proulx discovered the same thing many parents discover: having a baby often means setting aside your work and creative goals. She also discovered that the tiny, fragile piece of her soul that she’d just produced could shape her creativity into something new. One of many pieces of advice tossed at new

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