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    Emily Lauer

    In addition to being a contributor to the site, Emily Lauer is the Pubwatch Editor for WWAC. She teaches writing and literature at Suffolk County Community College where she studies comics, kids' books, adaptations and visual culture. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, daughter and dog.

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  • Great Power Verbs Great Responsibility

    Great Power Verbs Great Responsibility0

    It is common knowledge that Spider-Man’s heroism is driven by the realization that “with great power comes great responsibility,” but that tagline hasn’t always existed in that form. In the first appearance of Spider-Man in 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15, the final panel of the story introducing the new superhero is overrun with words. It says,

  • Hire these Folx: Sara Eileen Hames

    Hire these Folx: Sara Eileen Hames0

    Hire This Woman was a long-running series of interviews at ComicsAlliance overseen by Janelle Asselin. We’re happy to announce that from here on out, with Asselin’s blessing, we’ll be taking over the “Hire This Woman” mantle adapting it to cover any creators who don’t identify as men called “Hire These Folx.” Using the questions from

  • Rogue Protocol: Murderbot Meets a Beloved Bot

    Rogue Protocol: Murderbot Meets a Beloved Bot0

    Rogue Protocol Martha Wells Tor.com August 7, 2018 Murderbot, whom I fell in love with both in All Systems Red and Artificial Condition, is back in Rogue Protocol, the third of four planned novellas in The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells. The plot of Rogue Protocol is just as enjoyable as the first two, and the

  • Webcomics Roundup: June, 2018

    Webcomics Roundup: June, 20180

    Hello and welcome to our revived Webcomics Roundup! After each month comes to a close, we will look back on exciting developments in a variety of webcomics. For our first installment, we look all the way back to June of 2018, so let’s talk about Pride! In the distant, rainbow-hued days of last month, webcomics