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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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  • Extra EXTRA! Read All About It!

    Extra EXTRA! Read All About It!0

    The EC Archives: Extra!  Johnny Craig, John Severin, Colin Dawkins and others (writers and artists) Dark Horse Comics April 11, 2018 This collection presents the entire run of Extra! which ran for five issues in the mid 1950s, each one comprised of a number of short comics stories and some sojourns into short prose fiction–what

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  • Secret Weapons Volume 1 and #0: Owen

    Secret Weapons Volume 1 and #0: Owen0

    Secret Weapons, Vol. 1 Eric Heisserer (writer), Raúl Allén (artist), Patricia Martín (artist and letterer) Valiant 2017 Secret Weapons, #0: Owen Eric Heisserer (writer), Raúl Allén (artist), Patricia Martín (artist and letterer) Valiant March 14, 2018 Look. Do you want a ragtag interracial band of misfits to form a supportive team led by a competent

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  • The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions

    The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions1

    If you’re going to read a comic co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick and edited by Sana Amanat, you probably want them all to be pretending to adapt a novel written by a fictional character from a television show. Right? Isn’t that what people want? That’s what happened in 2011, when Marvel

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  • American Gods Vol 1 is Not Quite A Melting Pot

    American Gods Vol 1 is Not Quite A Melting Pot0

    American Gods Volume 1: Shadows Neil Gaiman (Story and Words), P. Craig Russell (Script and Layouts), Scott Hampton, Walt Simonson, Colleen Doran, Glenn Fabry (Art), Lovern Kindzierski, Laura Martin, Colleen Doran, Adam Brown (Colorists), Rick Parker (Letterer) Dark Horsem February 28, 2018 The American Gods comics adaptation is both beautiful and well-paced. P. Craig Russell

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