Day: May 27, 2014

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The Making of ‘She Makes Comics’

With several months to go until its estimated January 2015 delivery date, production for the documentary She Makes Comics is well underway, and director Marisa Stotter has spent the last little while staring at hours of raw footage. After rounds of interviews at the recent Emerald City Comic Con and with the San Diego Comic…

Kids Comic Award Nominees

The Second Annual Kids Comic Awards will take place at this year’s Kid’s Read Comics! in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 21st. It’s exciting to see some of the nominees on the list (hello Fairy Tale Comics, The Big Wet Balloon, and Gronk). What are everyone’s thoughts on the nominees? Were any great kid’s comics…

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Spring Reading 2014

Wonderful Wizard of Oz Eric Shanower and Skottie Young Marvel Comics After a long, cold winter filled with grey skies (like the grey plains of Kansas), nothing feels better than a road trip in warm weather. Dorothy and her friends have the ultimate on-the-road adventure in the land of Oz, and anyone is invited to…

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#YesAllWomen including geeks

This weekend’s response to Elliot Rodger’s killing spree has been a strong and controversial online testimony to the how “yes, all women” have been harassed or made to feel unsafe by men around us. The Twitter  #YesAllWomen hashtag has been opening up conversations in light of a tragedy perpetrated by someone who killed six people…