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    Claire Napier

    Critic, ex-Editor in Chief at WWAC, independent comics editor; the rock that drops on your head. Find me at clairenapierclairenapier@gmail.com and give me lots of money

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  • Interview with Hannah Chapman of Comic Book Slumber Party0

    Organize: Making space for women in comics. Megan Byrd Two weeks ago in a modestly sized pub in Bath, UK, an intimate gathering of comic book creators and fans came together for the inaugural Comic Book Slumber Party. The one day event, organized by Hannah Chapman, included all of the trappings of a much larger

  • Interview with Philippa Rice0

    Mixed media comics, cuteness, and cartoons: Claire talks to Philippa Rice about her webcomics My Cardboard Life and Soppy, and the process of self-publishing. Claire Napier Philippa Rice is a mixed media cartoonist and animator. Her webcomic My Cardboard Life can be found at MyCardboardLife.com or on Tumblr, where you’ve also probably seen her comic-turned-book

  • Summer Movie Roundtable0

    • September 29, 2012

    Superheroes, Secret Agents and the Summer of the Geek at the Movies This was supposed to be the summer of the comic book blockbuster, and certainly Avengers, Dark Knight Rises and Amazing Spider-Man performed as expected. But those were just the tentpole flicks. I put together a list of geek-relevant films that came out this

  • Interview with Jo Bevan of Bring Back Bunty2

    Before women write about comics, girls read them Nostalgia, motherhood, and the quality of children’s sequential entertainment Claire Napier This interviewee may need a longer introduction than most simply based on geography. British children’s comics aren’t going to mean much to a lot of you – despite how many members of whichever wave of British