Recovering academic. Fangirl. Geek knitter.
Fantastic Four #1 Simone Bianchi (artist, “Our Day of Doom and Victory”), Joe Caramagna (letterer), Elisabetta d’Amico (inker, “Signal in the Sky”), Marte Gracia (color artist, “Signal in the Sky”), Sara Pichelli (artist and inker, “Signal in the Sky”), Marco Russo (color artist, “Our Day of Doom and Victory”), Dan Slott (writer, “Signal in theREAD MORE
I love the Marvel Netflix series Jessica Jones. Full disclosure: the comics themselves haven’t appealed to me, but I’m a huge fan of the show and in particular Krysten Ritter’s portrayal of Jessica Jones. Being a knitter, I immediately wanted to knit Jessica’s infinity cowl since the very first promotional image still. (And learn howREAD MORE
Archival Quality Ivy Noelle Weir (writer), Steenz (artist) Oni Press March 2018 Archival Quality is a story with surprising depth and nuance. The premise of the story, that of a twenty-something who begins working at a haunted library, was enough to get me to read it. In addition to the premise, I wanted to readREAD MORE
Editor’s Note: One of my goals for Comics Academe is to promote the work of women working as academics and scholars in the field of Comics Studies. I reached out to Carolyn Cocca about her Eisner Award-winning book Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation, and she generously agreed to an email interview even while in theREAD MORE