Day: May 16, 2014

Kickstarter of the Week: RiffTrax Godzilla

Not every kaiju monster movie can be as amazing as Pacific Rim and who knows that better than Godzilla fans? Paying tribute to Godzilla fans on the new movie’s opening weekend, this week’s Kickstarter of the Week is MST3K Guys Bringing GODZILLA ’98 to Cinemas in RiffTrax Live. That’s right, the 1998 Matthew Broderick version….

Kate Beaton and Lynn Johnston at TCAF 2014

This year, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival kicked off with an hour-long panel discussion with Kate Beaton and Lynn Johnston, moderated by Raina Telgemeier. Almost an embarrassment of riches for the audience, the cartoonists chatted informally about their careers, their ambitions, and the state of the comics and cartooning industries. It was savvy scheduling, particularly with the recent finalization…

Batman75: The Origin of Huntress

This Batman75 essay is just a part of what guest poster Diane Darcy could say about the history of the Huntress mantle. Originally planning to take us through a long and troubled history in celebration of Helenas — no matter the surname, a strong-willed, straight-shooting, purple force for justice — this in-depth piece introduces us to the…

Short & Sweet: Into The Woods

Dolltopia Abby Denson Green Candy Press Dolltopia is a society for weary dolls. Dolls that are tired of being forced into tired gender roles, constantly smiling no matter what they feel, and living out warped human fantasies of what life is supposed to be like. The story follows Kitty from the time she is assembled…

Flash Banner, Darwyn Cooke, The New Frontier

That Goddamn Flash Trailer

As David Uzumeri said to me on Twitter, “not just me!” We are apparently alone in our disdain for the CW’s upcoming Flash television series. Team Superhero, you have lost me with this one — a bloodless, note-perfect execution of one superhero trope after another. But little more than that. We open with a slow pan…

News & Things: Star Wars Fades Out

“The Fade Out,” New From Brubaker & Phillips Hot off their exclusive contract with Image, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips have a new title that is about — wait for it — vintage style noir crime! Still, the book looks gorgeous and this is Brubaker’s wheelhouse — what are you going to do? Not read…

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