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    Ardo Omer

    Former editor at Women Write About Comics. Freelance writer. Past judge for the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids' Comics, and Cybils. Interviewer at The Comics Journal. Co-host of the Put A Blurb On It podcast.

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  • A Look at GOOK with Justin Chon, David So, and Simone Baker

    A Look at GOOK with Justin Chon, David So, and Simone Baker0

    From April 30 to May 4, 1992, Los Angeles was enraged. What finally set it off was a verdict. Four white LAPD officers were found not guilty of the severe beating of Rodney King, a black man, which was caught on tape. The riots that followed would be remembered 25 years later, and Justin Chon’s

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  • A Fantastical Stroll Through Nightlights

    A Fantastical Stroll Through Nightlights0

    Nightlights Lorena Alvarez Nobrow Press March 14, 2017 Lorena Alvarez’s Nightlights is a book of wonder. Before you even take a peek inside, you’re drawn in by the stunning cover with its dark purples and greens, light pinks and oranges, and aquatic blues. I wanted to read this book when I first saw the cover almost a year

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  • A Guide to Free Comic Book Day 2017

    A Guide to Free Comic Book Day 20170

    Two years ago, I read all of the Free Comic Book Day offerings in one day and listed the titles you definitely needed to pick up. I did it again with a new crop of comics! There were some great titles and hopefully, they’ll get reluctant readers to dive into the world of sequential storytelling.

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  • GIFing and Riffing with John Wick: Chapter 2

    GIFing and Riffing with John Wick: Chapter 20

    In February, the sequel to the fantastic film, John Wick, was released and John Wick: Chapter 2 was dope. Now before we continue to give praise to this film, I would like to take a moment of silence for Daisy who made an impact in the limited screen time she had in the first film. With

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