Month: October 2013

News & Things: Happy Halloween!

Welcome back to News & Things! Here’s our last spooktacular link roundup before the witching hour! Read on, and we’ll see you in November! Read of The Week The New Yorker is “Watching Sondheim Watch Fun Home,” and analyzes the musical based on Alison Bechdel’s renowned graphic novel: “Sondheim’s gut-wrenching ballads come to mind, from…

Tutorial: Hilarious Halloween Marvel Throwback Shirts

Way back when, I found the Bronze Age of Blogs: a blog about bronze age comics. It’s great. You can check it out in your own time. One of my favourite posts there, that I’ve come back to repeatedly, is this. An image-heavy post about Marvel’s old, ridiculous, perfect bubblegum stickers. I fell hard for them…

Interview with Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey of the Nelvana of the Northern Lights Kickstarter

Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey are mere hours away from seeing their Kickstarter campaign to reprint the Canadian WWII-era comics featuring Nelvana of the Northern Lights come to a close. One of the first female superheroes to hit comics, Nelvana was the creation of Canadian artist Adrian Dingle, with connections to Inuit culture and Group…

Top 10: Frightened Blonde Woman Horror Comics

The golden-haired young woman flees a dark, secluded castle on a foggy night. Her long white gown would make a Hammer Horror starlet proud, but no matter how far she runs, there’s a vampire, a werewolf, or a man-monster called–TABOO! right behind her. If you’re a fan of vintage horror comics, the kind with titles…

What’s Hot? October!

What’s Hot? Our monthly feature telling you what we’re into, outside of what you usually see us talking up. Rounded personalities? Yeah, we have’em. But it’s October! All of our contributors are on the autumn-winter spectrum! Nothing is hot! …Except soup, hot chocolate, and baked potatoes. We’re having a bit of a foodfest in this…

Wonder Woman Movies You Just Wouldn’t

The winner of last week’s poll is… the inimitable Ellen Ripley! That’s right WWAC readers, your final-final girl is she. Ripley blew away the competition, but to be fair, I disqualified Sarah Connor (on the basis of her role shifting through the Terminator series), so it might not have been a clean fight. Recount? Sorry, what’s…

Interview With Dean Trippe

Dean Trippe is the kind of creator with such an obvious passion for comics, it’s enough to make the most dedicated of fans feel lazy. We all dislike a character costume at some point, but have you ever inspired a campaign of redesigns amongst fellow artists and fans like Dean Trippe did?  I would love…

News & Things: My Barbershop Quartet is Dead

Welcome back to News & Things! Today we have the Winter Soldier trailer, bisexual Loki, 25 reasons to love genre fiction, and much more! Read of the Week 25 Reasons I Fucking Love Genre Fiction Read the full transcript of a speech that screenwriter, novelist and game designer Chuck Wendig gave GenreCon in Brisbane Australia….

Code Monkey Steal Heart

Code Monkey Save World #1 (of 4) Greg Pak, Jonathan Coulton, Takeshi Miyazawa, Jessica Kholinne, Simon Bowland Pak Man Productions, 10 Print JoCo, Monkeybrain Comics Code Monkey Save World is a comic inspired by the songs of Jonathan Coulton (Code Monkey, Re: Your Brains, and more), featuring a literal coding monkey who must rescue the…

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