Category: News

Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses

Comics news was like a fireworks show this week: Right around the time your vision cleared from the first whizbang, a new tidbit popped up to distract you. Another jailed artist gained his freedom, DC dropped some big announcements, Marvel tried to keep up, Dark Horse attempted to hide its anti-LGBT policies behind a digital…

Previously On Comics

Sadly, we began this week on a sombre note with the loss of Margot Kidder at age 69. Best known for her role as Lois Lane in Superman: The Movie and its sequels, Kidder also starred in numerous movies and television programmes such as The Amityville Horror (1979) and R L Stine’s The Haunting Hour…

Dash Dearborne and the Unexpected Earthman by Claire Napier, published by Bleating Heart Press

A New Chapter for WWAC

There are a lot of changes going on here at WWAC. Most notably, Megan Purdy, our founder and glorious leader is stepping down, along with editorial powerhouse, Claire Napier. They have built quite a legacy for the more than 300 writers who have wandered into  WWAC and found a home under their wise wings.

Comics Journalism Deserves More Precise Awards than the Eisners

Thursday afternoon, Comic-Con International released the official slate of nominees for the 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. And while Twitter was immediately abuzz with grousing about the entire list, I was personally taken aback by the five nominees for Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism: Alter Ego, edited by Roy Thomas (TwoMorrows) The Comics Journal, edited by Dan Nadel, Timothy Hodler,…