• Bring Your Alibis: Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

    Bring Your Alibis: Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

    The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 Gabriel Bá (artist), Nick Filardi (colorist), Nate Piekos (letterer), Gerard Way (writer) Dark Horse October 3, 2018 A copy of this book was provided to WWAC by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. 2018 has been a year of excitement and anticipation for Umbrella Academy fans. With

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  • PUBWATCH: How Now Top Cow! October

    PUBWATCH: How Now Top Cow! October

    What’s New In my first Top Cow Pubwatch, I talked about Eclipse getting picked up for television. Now, Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment is grabbing several other Image titles, including Top Cow’s The Darkness and Think Tank, which will be executive produced by Top Cow’s founder, Marc Silvestri, and president, Matt Hawkins. While the show is

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  • Book Beat: Forest of Reading Nominees, Frankfurt Book Fair Recap, and “There’s a Poem For That!”

    Book Beat: Forest of Reading Nominees, Frankfurt Book Fair Recap, and “There’s a Poem For That!”

    Hello all, Emily here! I’ve recently returned from a trip where I had limited internet, so I’ve been scrolling Twitter and checking all my favourite book and bookish sites, including this one, to get caught up on everything I missed. Luckily for me, Paige and Christa held down the Book Beat fort, and now it’s

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  • Roundtable Review: Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1

    Roundtable Review: Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1

    Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1 Enrica Eren Angiolini (colorist), Andrea Olimpieri (artist), V.E. Schwab (writer) Titan Comics October 10, 2018 A copy of this comic was provided to WWAC by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic series has come to its conclusion in the novels, but

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  • The Adventures of Theodore Poussin: A Rudderless Chronicle

    The Adventures of Theodore Poussin: A Rudderless Chronicle

    The Adventures of Theodore Poussin Vol.1: Captain Steen Frank Le Gall (Writer and Artist) Dupuis (Belgium), Europe Comics (English) 19 September, 2018 Disclaimer: Izneo has provided WWAC with a VIP Access Pass. Dunkirk. December, 1927. Theodore Poussin longs for more than his administrative job at a freighting office of a large shipping company, where he documents the

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  • Vampirella/Dejah Thoris #1: Science and Friendship is Magic

    Vampirella/Dejah Thoris #1: Science and Friendship is Magic

    Vampirella/Dejah Thoris #1 Erik Burnham (Writer), Dinei Ribeiro (Colourist), Troy Peteri (Letterer), Ediano Silva (Artist) Dynamite Entertainment September 2018 A copy of this issue was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. “The encounter that was destined to happen!” reads the description on Dynamite Entertainment’s website. Surprisingly, this is, apparently, the first

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  • Found in Translation: An Interview with Jocelyne Allen

    Found in Translation: An Interview with Jocelyne Allen

    One of the unique challenges of the manga publishing industry is the challenge of taking a product in the Japanese language and translating it for English-speaking audiences. Translating isn’t just converting one word of vocabulary to another. A good translation starts with a firm foundation of both languages and their idiosyncrasies, and then uses strong

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  • NYCC: Escape the World

    NYCC: Escape the World

    On the Friday of New York Comic Con (NYCC), as I descended into the depths of the Javits Center in search of Artist Alley, I had one thing on my mind: how could I balance having fun at this con with my justified worry about American politics? With that in mind, I toured Level 1,

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