• BOOM! Pubwatch: April 2019

    BOOM! Pubwatch: April 2019

    Welcome to another BOOM! Pubwatch! This month I’m sharing some exciting new comics announcements from the past month and a change to BOOM!’s Guarantee Program and what that means for comic retailers. Then I’ll be highlighting my favourite comics, including an adorable original graphic novel, from author C.B. Lee, and last but least we’ll round

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  • The Vampyre’s Legacy, Part 4: Carmilla and Company

    The Vampyre’s Legacy, Part 4: Carmilla and Company

    The previous installment of this series covered attempts to deconstruct vampire fiction during the mid-nineteenth century, with writers stepping back and seeing how vampirism could serve symbolic purposes. As the century headed towards its close, the time was right for the vampire to be reconstructed once again. With the more analytical works out of the

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  • WWACommendations: Let’s Play, Spider-Woman, Spectacle, Servant & Lord

    WWACommendations: Let’s Play, Spider-Woman, Spectacle, Servant & Lord

    Happy April! What comics have you been reading lately? Every month, WWAC contributors share some of the comics we’ve read recently that we especially enjoyed. Is there a comic you’re reading that you wish more people would check out? Let us know on Twitter! Wendy Browne: I know nothing about Jessica Drew, but I trust

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  • Cayti Bourquin and Yishan Li’s Paradox Girl Makes Time for Top Cow

    Cayti Bourquin and Yishan Li’s Paradox Girl Makes Time for Top Cow

    Paradox Girl is her own worst enemy. Literally. With the power to accurately teleport through time and space on a whim, with not a care in the world and no consequences to worry about, this superhero is a recipe for fun and funny disaster. After two successful Kickstarters, the six-issue series will be published in

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  • Previously On Whatever It Was We Were Reading Before N.K. Jemisin Invented Comics

    Previously On Whatever It Was We Were Reading Before N.K. Jemisin Invented Comics

    This week DC announced the return of its Young Animal imprint and with it the launch of Far Sector, an original Green Lantern story written by the Hugo and Nebula Award winning author, N.K. Jemisin and artist Jamal Campbell.  Alongside this we will also see the return of Doom Patrol, and the new original series

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  • Rebel Rousing: Anatomy Of A Fan Comic

    Rebel Rousing: Anatomy Of A Fan Comic

    One of the things I was most excited to grab at ECCC this year was a physical copy of Rebel, a prequel fan comic about the heroine of Rogue One, Jyn Erso. She’s a unique character in the mythos of Star Wars in that she’s unconnected to the rest of the films series’ main characters,

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  • The Wedding Issue: Alysia Yeoh and Jo

    The Wedding Issue: Alysia Yeoh and Jo

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” nothing gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes (and their friends) should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and Bride-to-Be Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and

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  • Morning in America #1 Hits Familiar Notes

    Morning in America #1 Hits Familiar Notes

    Morning in America #1 Claudia Aguirre (artist & colorist), Zakk Sam (letterer), Magdalene Visaggio (writer) Oni Press March 6, 2018 Morning in America sees Kim & Kim’s Magdalene Visaggio and Claudia Aguirre team up for another story about bad girls, though this one at least starts on Earth. Set in 1983 (a year before Reagan used

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