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    Kat Overland

    Small press editor Kat Overland is a displaced Texan now living in Washington, DC, where she is perpetually behind on reading her pull list. She's a millennial, Latina, exhausted, and can often be spotted casually cosplaying America Chavez and complaining.

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  • Review: America #1 Hits Hard

    Review: America #1 Hits Hard1

    America #1 Gabby Rivera (writer), Joe Quinones (penciler), Joe Rivera & Paolo Rivera (inkers), José Villarrubia (colorist), Travis Lanham (letterer & production) Marvel March 1, 2017 America Chavez is, in the grand scheme of comics lore, a new kid on the block. Created in 2011 by Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta for Vengeance, she really

  • Oscar Animated Shorts: Birds, Booze, and Bands

    Oscar Animated Shorts: Birds, Booze, and Bands0

    The Oscar animated shorts category has a few familiar faces and one director who adapted his own graphic novel into an animated short. “Borrowed Time” (7 minutes) Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj (directors) USA This is a short, silent Western about guilt and grief and dads, and it does that very well. The animation is made

  • Oscar Shorts: Singing, Baking, and Assimilation

    Oscar Shorts: Singing, Baking, and Assimilation0

    One take away from the live action Oscar shorts this year is that they’re not really that short these days. Only one film comes in under the twenty minute mark. While a few of these films could have really done more with less, overall, it’s a year of strong contenders covering a broad range of

  • Small Press Bites: IUDs, Dads, and Gangs

    Small Press Bites: IUDs, Dads, and Gangs0

    Here are three bite-sized reviews of some shorter books from the infinite to-read pile in my house. Keep an eye out for more round-up reviews as our small press coverage expands! Lovers in the Garden Anya Davidson Retrofit/Big Planet Comics Anya Davidson’s retro style is the star of in Lovers in the Garden, with bright