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    Mai Pucik

    Mai was born in Michigan and grew up in Switzerland, though she did pop back Stateside to get a BA in English from Swarthmore College and briefly experiment with library science. When not obsessing over comics minutiae or spamming Tumblr with Doctor Who gif sets, she's probably cross-stitching.

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  • It’s a Crime: Two Perspectives, Worlds Apart, on Tet

    It’s a Crime: Two Perspectives, Worlds Apart, on Tet1

    Tet IDW Paul Tucker & Paul Allor Issue three out now Claire Napier: I’ve complained before about my inability to find graphic crime fiction that satisfies me on the same levels as my favoured crime prose. Well, I can shut up now. Tet is that book. I’ve known Paul Allor for a while; we’re acquainted on

  • Review: Silk #1-2

    Review: Silk #1-21

    • April 3, 2015

    Silk #1-2 Robbie Thompson (writer), Stacey Lee (artist), Ian Herring (colors) Variant covers by Skottie Young and Jake Forbes Marvel Comics For a character barely a year old, Cindy Moon comes into her first solo title with a lot of baggage. As a new lead in an ongoing superhero universe where new series launch every month, she’s

  • Review: Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1

    Review: Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #10

    Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1 Robbie Morrison (writer), Dave Taylor (artist) Titan Comics Creating a tie-in comic for an ongoing live-action TV property must, I imagine, be something like unicycling on a tightrope while juggling. You’re effectively translating at the same time as telling a story, taking characters performed by actors and rendering their

  • Review: The Time of the Doctor

    Review: The Time of the Doctor0

    After a rocky series 6 and 7, Doctor Who’s triumphant 50th anniversary special seemed to presage a return to the heights of Steven Moffat’s first year as showrunner. In retrospect, perhaps there was no way for him to live up to those renewed expectations