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  • Folklords #1: Fantasy in a Suit and Tie

    Folklords #1: Fantasy in a Suit and Tie0

    Folklords #1 Jim Campbell (letterer), Matt Kindt (writer), Chris O’Halloran (colorist), and Matt Smith (artist) BOOM! Studios November 13, 2019 “Once upon a time… / No… Just this one time.” Right from the jump, Folklords sets out to deconstruct the fantasy genre through the story in which its suit-and-tie wearing protagonist, Ansel, is coming of

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  • Look! Up in the Sky! Superman Smashes the Klan!

    Look! Up in the Sky! Superman Smashes the Klan!0

    Superman Smashes the Klan: Part One Kyle Baker (variant cover artist), Janice Chiang (letterer), Gurihiru (interior and main cover artists), Gene Luen Yang (writer) DC Comics October 16th, 2019 Set in 1946, Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru, and Janice Chiang’s Superman Smashes the Klan is a loose adaptation of the sixteen-episode “Clan of the Fiery Cross”

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  • Con(ference) Diary: CSS19 Comics/Politics

    Con(ference) Diary: CSS19 Comics/Politics0

    The Comics Studies Society held its second annual conference at Toronto’s Ryerson University over the last weekend of July. Drawing on the theme, Comics/Politics, CSS19 attendees from around the world participated in a conference that foregrounded Canadian comics scholarship and practice in plenaries featuring Tara Audibert, Cole Pauls, Camille Callison, Jillian Tamaki, and Fiona Smyth.

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  • Not with a Shabang but a Whimper: Ms. Marvel Annual #1

    Not with a Shabang but a Whimper: Ms. Marvel Annual #12

    Ms. Marvel Annual #1 Joe Caramagna (lettering), Stefano Caselli and Andres Mossa (cover), Jon Lam (artist), Msassyk (colorist), Magdalene Visaggio (writer) Marvel Comics July 3, 2019 “We’re living like refugees on a planet we barely know!” Super-Skrull shouts this at Ms. Marvel as she embiggens, meeting violence with violence despite just pages before asking for a

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