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    J. A. Micheline

    JAM's been reading comics since she was 8. As a critic, she focuses on race and gender issues. She also writes prose fiction, comics, and the occasional angry tweet before bedtime. Find her on Twitter at @elevenafter.

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  • It’s Hard To Be A Girl: Self Image, or Selling Image?

    It’s Hard To Be A Girl: Self Image, or Selling Image?1

    It’s Hard To Be A Girl Bach (creator),  Nora Goldberg (translator) Soaring Penguin Press October 2015 I went to the launch for It’s Hard To Be A Girl in late October. The event was, in a word, delightful. Soaring Press organized a very nice evening, held at the Québec Government Office in London. It featured

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  • A Comic Con For All Seasons, All Year Through

    A Comic Con For All Seasons, All Year Through1

    2015 was an interesting year for me. As I said to several people: the highs were really high but the lows were really low. It was around a year ago when I was wondering whether I’d made a mistake doing what I was doing; it was around a year ago when I found myself crying

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