• Previously on Comics: Cultural Change

    Previously on Comics: Cultural Change1

    The Prism Comics Queer Press Grant submissions period remains open until the last day of February (that’s the 28th . . . just in case). Get yourself two thousand dollars and some PR help—it’s worth a punt. Further details are at the link: go! Kelly Thompson has been secured by an exclusive agreement with Marvel, hiking

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  • A Good Roundtable on The Good War

    A Good Roundtable on The Good War2

    “The Good War” is a comic collaboration between cartoonist Mike Dawson and MSNBC anchor and author Chris Hayes, examining how WWII nostalgia played a part in post-9/11 pop culture and political messaging. Published on The Nib, “The Good War” adapts Chris Hayes’ piece “The Good War on Terror,” published by In These Times in 2006

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  • I Guess We Still Need to Talk About Chris

    I Guess We Still Need to Talk About Chris1

    This is a late, technical rebuttal: Chris Sims was never accused of sexual harassment by Valerie D’Orazio. I wrote the bulk of this piece soon after this Mary Sue piece re-lit the fuse on the old Catherine wheel and then forgot about it under the pressure of the season. Emma Houxbois, contacting me prior to

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  • The Comic Book History of Comics #1: Fun, Detailed but Limited

    The Comic Book History of Comics #1: Fun, Detailed but Limited0

    The Comic Book History of Comics: Comics For All #1 Fred Van Lente (Writer and Letters), Ryan Dunlavey (Artist), Adam Guzowski (Colours) IDW December 20, 2017 We all know the term “graphic novel.” Most of us have graphic novels on our bookshelves. But where did this term originate? How did comic strips lead to comic

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  • Women Making Comics: Tillie Walden Talks Process and Creation

    Women Making Comics: Tillie Walden Talks Process and Creation0

    Tillie Walden is one of the most exciting cartoonists alive. From her beautiful brutally honest diary comics which ran for almost a year on her Patreon, through her small press comics about queer teens, to her epic sci-fi webcomic On a Sunbeam, Walden has staked her name as a creative force to reckoned with. To

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  • Women Making Comics: Ida Neverdahl

    Women Making Comics: Ida Neverdahl0

    Here at Women Write About Comics we love nothing more than getting to chat with incredible women who’re making wonderful comics. Ida Neverdahl is a comics creator from Norway and she’s currently Kickstarting her book, Jelly Vampire, with Emet Comics. Neverdahl dropped out of med school to draw comics full time–and when she’s not making them

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