Month: November 2021

Annes Elwy plays a strange maid who arrives at a Welsh home in The Feast. She is in a fog-filled woods, crouched on lush green grass, looking up at something off-camera.

REVIEW: The Feast Serves Up Anti-Colonial Welsh Folk Horror

Folk horror often examines tension between the “modern” and the “premodern,” the latter represented by folklore, witchcraft, and superstition which threaten the “modern” protagonist. Many folk horror flicks, like the classic The Wicker Man and the more recent The Witch, use this dynamic to critique modernity, traditionally defined by western white men and used to…

A set of three panels from Dishes of Destiny. The main character, a creature with floppy bell-like ears, is covered in gooey lumps and sits in front of a barrel. They say something (there's no lettering), then wave one of the lumps at the camera. Dishes of Destiny; Maddi Gonzales, Spencer Amundson, Chan Chau, Danya Adair; 2022. The column title lettering is laid over the artwork, and reads “A FISTFUL OF COMICS” in big yellow text. Below, in red, reads “CROWDFUNDING ROUNDUP, NOVEMBER ’21.”

A Fistful of Comics: Crowdfunding Roundup, November ‘21

Welcome back WWAC’s very own crowdfunding corner! We took a break last month due to general work-life balance related exhaustion, but I’m back and ready to share my favorite of this month’s campaigns. If you like heartwarming memoirs and up-and-coming cartoonists and not graphic novel adaptations of movie adaptations backed by Hollywood producers (why do…