• Matthew Erman and Sally Cantirino Talk Emo, Horror, and the Upcoming Dead Beats Anthology

    Matthew Erman and Sally Cantirino Talk Emo, Horror, and the Upcoming Dead Beats Anthology0

    Love music? Love horror? Same, which is why I was immediately drawn to Dead Beats, an upcoming comics anthology from A Wave Blue World. Collecting comics from talented creators like Christina “Steenz” Stewart, Daniel Kibblesmith, Rachel Pollack, Ivy Noelle Weir, and Vita Ayala, the anthology celebrates the spooky side of our favorite music genres.

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  • Found in Translation: An Interview with Jennifer McKeon

    Found in Translation: An Interview with Jennifer McKeon0

    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 creative

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  • The Girl in the Bay Resurfaces in a New Trade

    The Girl in the Bay Resurfaces in a New Trade0

    Brutally attacked and thrown into Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay, 17-year-old Kathy Sartori’s life seems to be over, but she survives, struggling to the shore where she discovers that it’s no longer 1969. Fifty years have passed and someone has lived her entire life in her place. Dealing with her double and her attacker and the dark entity

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  • Plotting A Course With The Necromancer’s Map

    Plotting A Course With The Necromancer’s Map0

    Songs for the Dead introduced us to Bethany, a young minstrel and necromancer who tries to use her dark powers to bring light to the world. Followed by cute, undead animals and accompanied by a warrior who makes more dead bodies than Bethany could ever think to raise, their story now continues in The Necromancer’s

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  • Desiree Rodriguez and the Catalyst Prime Universe Bible

    Desiree Rodriguez and the Catalyst Prime Universe Bible0

    The countdown to Catalyst Prime: Seven Days continues. Despite initial delays, the series will usher in a new superhero universe for Lion Forge in October. Orchestrated by Gail Simone, Catalyst Prime involves heroes like Noble, Summit, and Quincredible, as well as several other people empowered by the catastrophe that occurred in the Free Comic Book

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  • Weekend Warriors Comics Magazine Wants to Renew Our Faith in Superheroes

    Weekend Warriors Comics Magazine Wants to Renew Our Faith in Superheroes0

    While superheroes are so hot right now, the stories that we’re currently seeing tend to fall short of heroic for many. Inside and outside the panels, the fight for representation continues even as diversity is blamed for comics’ downfall. For readers who grew up loving cape comics, it’s disheartening to hear too many creators repeat

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