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    Ardo Omer

    Freelance writer and editor. Co-host of a books and comics podcast (Put A Blurb On It). Former WWAC editor. Current curmudgeon and Batman's personal assistant. Icon art by Diana Sim.

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  • Going Abstract with Kindling

    Going Abstract with Kindling1

    Kindling Xia Gordon (CREATOR) 2dcloud 2017 I first discovered Xia Gordon at the 2017 Toronto Comics Art Festival where I saw her beautiful artwork and included her in my Comics Creators You Should Look Out For list over at Book Riot. It was some breathtaking stuff and I filed it away in my brain, waiting

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  • Nissa’s Return in Batman Beyond #12 is Lackluster

    Nissa’s Return in Batman Beyond #12 is Lackluster0

    Batman Beyond #12 Vita Ayala and Steve Orlando (Writers), Siya Oum (Artist), Dexter Vines (Inker), Tony Aviña (Colourist), Travis Lanham (Letterer) DC Comics September 27, 2017 Batman Beyond #12 marks the return of Nissa, a.k.a. Batgirl Beyond, since her first appearance in the 2014 Batman Beyond digital chapters #27-29 (later collected in print). That debut

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  • Black Cop Engages Canadian Audiences on Police Brutality & Black Lives

    Black Cop Engages Canadian Audiences on Police Brutality & Black Lives0

    Black Cop Cory Bowles (director and writer), Jeffery Wheaton (cinematographer), Jeremy Harty (editor) Ronnie Rowe, Sophia Walker, Simon Paul Mutuyimana (cast) Released September 11, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017) It seems like the best was left for last because I thoroughly enjoyed watching Black Cop on the final day of the Toronto International Film Festival. In

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  • Marlina the Murderer: Questioning Choices in the Indonesian Feminist Western

    Marlina the Murderer: Questioning Choices in the Indonesian Feminist Western0

    Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts Mouly Surya (director and writer),  Rama Adi and Garin Nugroho (writers), Yunus Pasolang (cinematographer), Kelvin Nugroho (editor) Marsha Timothy, Dea Panendra, Egy Fedly, Yoga Pratama (cast) September 7, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017), May 24, 2017 (Cannes Film Festival) Warning: Spoilers Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts is described as an Indonesian contemporary feminist

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