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The Making of ‘She Makes Comics’

With several months to go until its estimated January 2015 delivery date, production for the documentary She Makes Comics is well underway, and director Marisa Stotter has spent the last little while staring at hours of raw footage. After rounds of interviews at the recent Emerald City Comic Con and with the San Diego Comic…

Stories from Comics Academe: Visualizing a Story of Cancer’s Culture

What Graphic Novels Tell Us About Cancer Care, Greedy Stories, and the Ethnographic Method On April 30, 2014, I attended a lecture at Soka University in California entitled “What Graphic Novels Tell Us About Cancer Care, Greedy Stories, and the Ethnographic Method” by Juliet McMullin, a professor of anthropology at the University of California-Riverside. Among…

Kate Beaton and Lynn Johnston at TCAF 2014

This year, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival kicked off with an hour-long panel discussion with Kate Beaton and Lynn Johnston, moderated by Raina Telgemeier. Almost an embarrassment of riches for the audience, the cartoonists chatted informally about their careers, their ambitions, and the state of the comics and cartooning industries. It was savvy scheduling, particularly with the recent finalization…

Batman75: The Origin of Huntress

This Batman75 essay is just a part of what guest poster Diane Darcy could say about the history of the Huntress mantle. Originally planning to take us through a long and troubled history in celebration of Helenas — no matter the surname, a strong-willed, straight-shooting, purple force for justice — this in-depth piece introduces us to the…

Merida of Disney's Brave, 2012

Archery! Comics! Shooting Lines: Laura’s answers

Back again, with another perspective on how comics and other genre media can support your love of archery. Today’s response to my archery-comics crossover survey comes from  enthusiast Laura! Find out more about this series of mini-interviews, and get involved, here. Can you relate to Laura’s journey? Tell us about yourself. Are you currently an active archer? When…

News & Things: Awesome Comic Adaptations, Ahoy!

Walking Dead videogame debuts new trailer for upcoming Episode 3 Tomorrow is the release of the latest episode of the much-praised The Waking Dead: The Game Season Two.  The series, which follows different characters set in the same universe as the comic, is notable for its sophisticated storytelling and emotional depth of its characters. For anyone who…

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