Longtime writer, temporary office minion, and nerd of all trades, tiakall is a fan of lengthy subordinate clauses and the Oxford comma. She enjoys plants, cats, puns of varying quality, and making cannibal jokes before it was cool.
One of the unique challenges of the manga publishing industry is that of taking a product in the Japanese language and translating it for English-speaking audiences. Translating isn’t just converting one word of vocabulary to another. A good translation starts with a firm foundation of both languages and their idiosyncrasies, and then uses strong creativeREAD MORE
Last year, V.E. Schwab opened a new doorway into the Shades of Magic world with The Steel Prince, a comic series focusing on the past trials and forging of Maxim Maresh. Four issues, a few stabbings, some badass magic and a decisive battle later, we thought that was all, only to be gleefully surprised withREAD MORE
What’s up for the latest massive roundup from Seven Seas? Mood whiplash! We go from buddy comedies and inept dragons to zombies and the scariest thing of all: fad diets!READ MORE
As a fat person, I’m not sure what I dislike more: no fat representation in media, or fat representation in media. Because whenever it happens, it’s almost always as a comic relief, a glutton, a character who is defined by always eating. Their fatness is only the “acceptable” kind, a little chub around the midsection,READ MORE