• WWAC Asks: WonderCon 2019 Edition

    WWAC Asks: WonderCon 2019 Edition0

    WonderCon was a blur this year, but for WWAC’s new convention column, WWAC Asks, I trekked the artist alley and posed a question… “If you could work with any artist or writer, dead or alive who would it be and why?”

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  • Beasts of Burden: The Presence of Jill Thompson

    Beasts of Burden: The Presence of Jill Thompson0

    The multiple Eisner Award-winning Beasts of Burden is back, with original artist and co-creator, Jill Thompson once again joining writer Evan Dorkin on the first book of a new two-part series from Dark Horse Comics. Originally published in 2003 as a short story in The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings, Dorkin described the pitch as a

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  • Hot Odds: A Look Into Flame Con’s Decision-Making

    Hot Odds: A Look Into Flame Con’s Decision-Making1

    There were almost eight hundred applications to exhibit at Flame Con this year, but less than 200 were selected—and they were not necessarily the exhibitors fans would expect. That’s because Flame Con, an incredibly popular LGBTQ+ fan convention run by Geeks OUT, put a lottery in place to aid the assignment of tables, a decision

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  • In the Ring With Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling (FSCW)

    In the Ring With Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling (FSCW)0

    It’s not every day you see Skeletor from He-Man & the Masters of the Universe place a choke hold on Spider-Man. Or Borderland’s Jinx body slam Lana Kane from Archer. Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling (FSCW) was created in 2009 by Florida Supercon founder Mike Broder. The idea for FSCW was to “offer a form of

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  • Project GraphicBio: Interview with Dr. Candida Rifkind

    Project GraphicBio: Interview with Dr. Candida Rifkind0

    Professor Candida Rifkind has recently concluded a years-long project called Project GraphicBio at University of Winnipeg. Funded in part by a 2015-18 Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, she studied biographies in graphic form, with various groups of students for several semesters. I first heard about the project through

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  • Dan Parent on Creating Kevin Keller and Drawing Batman

    Dan Parent on Creating Kevin Keller and Drawing Batman0

    Dan Parent is almost synonymous with Archie—having drawn Archie Comics for over 30 years, he has become intrinsically tied to the series. But recently, he had the opportunity to delve into another world—one featuring beloved DC Comics heroes Batman, Robin, and Batgirl—and he loved every minute! We caught up with Dan Parent at the Toronto

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