• 2020 Hugo Awards Reviews: Novels – Part 1

    2020 Hugo Awards Reviews: Novels – Part 10

    Welcome to another instalment of the WWAC series that takes a close look at the finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards. Previous posts have examined the contenders for Best Short Story, Best Novelette and Best Novella; now, we reach the final stretch. Here are two of the six finalists for Best Novel: Kameron Hurley’s The

  • So About That Eisner Award

    So About That Eisner Award4

    A moment after closing Graeme McMillan’s article in The Hollywood Reporter detailing the shadow cast by irregularities in this year’s Eisner Awards voting process, I received a notification that a new email had arrived. “Hi Wendy and gang,” it began, and proceeded to inform me of plans for tonight’s virtual Eisner Awards ceremony, culminating in

  • Here’s Why You Should Support WWAC

    Here’s Why You Should Support WWAC0

    Women Write About Comics (WWAC) is an Eisner Award nominated comics criticism site, recently archived by the American Library of Congress. This is where readers come for diverse, interesting, critical, fun, and amusing content on comics and comics-adjacent transmedia, the industry and culture surrounding them, and a look into differing geeky lifestyles. Through our reviews, reports on

  • DC To Release Anthology Comics in Walmart

    DC To Release Anthology Comics in Walmart0

    Starting July 1, DC Comics will be partnering with Walmart to sell four monthly anthology comics. Each issue will be priced at $4.99, and will be 100 pages of both new and reprinted material. Each issue will have one new story, and three reprinted issues. Some of comics biggest names are set to contribute, with

  • Pardon the Dust

    Pardon the Dust0

    It’s happening! The wheels have been turning behind the scenes as we trudge along with our big move to our new host. So far so good as our developer and transition team works to bring the content over. But, as is to be expected, there will be some downtime during this process. Over the next

  • Comics Academe: CFPs on Bitch Planet, Allison Bechdel & Monstrous Women

    Comics Academe: CFPs on Bitch Planet, Allison Bechdel & Monstrous Women0

    A new feature for Comics Academe! This post will be updated as needed. Sometimes interesting Calls For Papers and Calls For Submissions come across my radar, and I need to share them with the incredible women I know who are in academia (or who are, like myself, academia-adjacent). CFPs are organized in order of deadlines