• Prep Baby for Their First Con With “Baby Geek”

    Prep Baby for Their First Con With “Baby Geek”0

    Baby Geek Korwin Briggs (artist), Mark Mazzenga (writer) Simon & Schuster September 24, 2019 An important part of a child’s development, after the usual things, is knowing your X-Men from your Justice League. Baby Geek is here to help with that.

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  • The Excellence of Malka Older’s …and Other Disasters

    The Excellence of Malka Older’s …and Other Disasters0

    …and Other Disasters Malka Older Mason Jar Press November 21, 2019 Malka Older’s newest book, …and Other Disasters, is excellent. Maxwell Neely-Cohen describes it as “a book of beautiful fragments,” and while that feels pretty accurate, I read the whole thing in one sitting and felt very satisfied by it. It was like eating an

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  • Previously on Comics: White Feminist Tears on a Bookshelf Near You

    Previously on Comics: White Feminist Tears on a Bookshelf Near You0

    Though our book news column isn’t running anymore, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the book industry mess that occurred last week when YA author Sarah Dessen had her feelings hurt by Brooke Nelson, a graduate student who felt, as quoted in the Aberdeen News, that Dessen’s books were “fine for teen girls” but did not

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