Month: June 2014

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July All Ages Comics/Books

Here are the cool books hitting the shelves for the young and young at heart this July. Scooby Doo Team Up #5 Sholly Fisch (W) Dario Brizuela (A) DC Comics Release Date 7/2 Daphne and Velma must complete their Amazon training to help protect Wonder Woman’s homeland from spooky monsters. Zoinks! Squish #6: Fear the…

Top 10 Underrated LGBTQ Comic Characters

Each year Pride Month seems to bring along several Top 10 LGBTQ character lists scattered across comic book news sites. This isn’t a bad thing–not that long ago you would have been hard-pressed to find 10 major LGBTQ characters in mainstream comic books–but sometimes the lists get a little predictable. Northstar, Batwoman, Wiccan and Hulking–these…

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Review: Turtles in Time #1

Turtles in Time Paul Allor (W) Erik Burnham (W) Ross Campbell (A) IDW Publishing Turtles in Time #1 is everything that turtle fans adore about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: action-packed fight scenes, sassy Turtle one-liners, and dinosaur punching. The first issue of the mini-series wastes no time throwing the Turtles and readers alike into an…

Kickstarter of the Week: Pole Dancing Adventures

Remember this interview with Pole Dancing Adventures’ Leen Isabel? PDA is a webcomic about pole dance, including fun situations, tips and tricks, and all things revolving this art that is so often misunderstood. In the interview, we clarified these doubts, talked about sexuality, self-esteem and, of course, comics.

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All Ages Summer Book Club — July Pick

Our first selection for the All Ages Summer Book Club was Neil Gaiman’s The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains, which was re-released last week with artwork by Eddie Campbell. We had our first Twitter discussion on our summer reading pick as well, which I thoroughly enjoyed. We even decided on our next…

Retro Review: Marvels

I’ve always loved Alex Ross. If ever I’m rich there’s a few things I’ll do: buy cool flats in London, Paris, New York, and Toronto, donate large sums of money to worthwhile causes and churches, attempt to visit fifty-two countries in a year, and buy a tonne of Alex Ross artwork. The privilege of seeing a…

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