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Cover of Cobra Kai issue #1 showing Johnny Lawrence and his teacher, Kreese, staring at each other. Below is Johnny standing at the ready at the All-Valley championship

No Mercy! Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1

Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1 Luis Antonio Delgado (colorist), Kagan McLeod (artist, cover artist), Denton J. Tipton (writer), Neil Uyetake (letterer) IDW Publishing October 9, 2019 IDW’s Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1 is the beginning of what will be a miniseries giving Karate Kid nerds like myself the story of the ultimate…

Saga #50 Marks An Important Anniversary

Saga #50 Brian K. Vaughan (Writer), Fiona Staples (Artist), Fonografiks (letterer & designer) Image Comics March 28, 2018 Saga #50 lacks the bizarre fanfare that I was expecting in its monumental fiftieth issue, particularly for a comic that has frequented in endless plot twists, heartbreaking losses, bold sex scenes, and outlandish (quite literally) characters, both…

Fainted When She Saw My Body: Social Construction of Monstrousness in Saga

What is a monster? The easy answer is an “unnatural” being—your zombies, ghosts, or vampires. Stories from Frankenstein to The Walking Dead showcase the idea that humans can become monstrous through action, perhaps even more monstrous than the undead. Critics like David J. Skal and Stephen King argue that fictional monsters are metaphors, vehicles to…

Featured Image for 2019 Hugo Award

2021 Hugo Award Reviews: Upright Women Wanted/Come Tumbling Down

Welcome back to another installment of WWAC’s series discussing the prose finalists for the 2021 Hugo Awards. Having covered the Best Short Story and Best Novelette category, it is now time to start on Best Novella with a look at Sarah Gailey’s Upright Women Wanted and Seanan McGuire’s Come Tumbling Down…

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