Month: February 2015

Books That Broke Our Hearts

Last Saturday was Valentine’s Day, a celebration dedicated to love and romance. Leading up to it, Women Write About Comics contributors got into the spirit by sharing their dream dates with their favourite comic book characters. But now that Cupid’s holiday has passed us by, we thought we’d look at the other side of the coin–heart break….

Star Wars Darth Vader #1 Kieron Gillen (writer), Marvel Comics, 2015 - fi

Review: Darth Vader #1

Darth Vader #1 Writer: Kieron Gillen (W), Salvatore Larroca (A), Adi Granov (cover) Marvel Comics February 11, 2015 (This essay contains minor plot spoilers for Darth Vader #1.) Last month, I raved about how much fun I had reading Star Wars #1. In that piece, I mentioned enjoying something cool Darth Vader did, and talked…

2014 Nebula Award Nominees Announced!

The Nebula Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) for outstanding fantasy and science fiction written in the past year. Winners will be announced at the 50th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois from June 4 to 7. Registration costs…