Month: July 2014


Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (2)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

stock: True War Romance 16, penciller Bill Walsh, digital comics museum

#RomanceRevisited Caption Contest: We Have a Winner!

For the inaugural #RomanceRevisited caption this contest, our readers successfully summoned their inner Golden Age romance comic writers and crafted some truly superb submissions. Captions for our consideration were so appropriately bizarre, we could have sworn at least one of you wrote First Love Illustrated #88. Having received the most likes, here is the winning entry!

Henna. Photograph by Ardo Omer. 2014.

I’m Loving: Eid Mubarak! It’s Henna Time!

Hello All, Today is Eid (Eid Mubarak!) and I’m writing from the past because I’ll be having too much fun while this goes up (Brunch! Bowling! Lucy!). There are two Eids a year for muslims; this one is called Eid al-Fitr and marks the end of Ramadan. That’s thirty days of fasting (no food or water from…

Banner: Chikara faces July 2014,

Word Life, This Is Basic CHIKARA…nomics?

Editor’s note: Hey there reader! A lot of people are still pushing “nerdy” and “sporty” as opposite ends of some sort of binary spectrum. WWAC isn’t on board with that! Following our successful archery spotlight, and preceding an upcoming set of #WWACWARRIORS staff stories, I want to bring you in easy: somewhere that nerds do…