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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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  • Queer Folks Write About Comics

    Queer Folks Write About Comics0

    At FlameCon this year, the Women Write About Comics cadre was well represented on the panel, “Queer Folks Write About Comics.” Scheduled in the final panel slot of the convention, QFWAC was like the dessert of the con. The panelists presented thoughtful and diverse commentary on the state of comics journalism as a practice and as

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  • Webcomics Roundup: July 2018

    Webcomics Roundup: July 20180

    Welcome to our second month of Webcomics Roundup! This time around, we’re offering more introductions to the wide range of webcomics read regularly by WWAC contributors, from long running sagas, heavy on character development and plot, to comics offering primarily light jokey one-shots. In July, we seemed to be celebrating a lot of growth and

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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,

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  • 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

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