• Hire This Hero: Why Loki Could Take Over for John Constantine

    Hire This Hero: Why Loki Could Take Over for John Constantine0

    Life is weird, right? Sometimes you’re just going about your business, trying to imbibe enough caffeine to drag through the last endless hour of a Friday afternoon at the widget company when out of nowhere, a demon wielding dark magic comes crashing through the cubicle occupied by Donna in accounting. This beast from Hell eats

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  • She-Hulk: The Hero We Need in 2019

    She-Hulk: The Hero We Need in 20191

    With the Women’s Marches, the #MeToo movement, and the important conversations we’ve been seeing recently about sexual assault and consent.Women have certainly made their voices heard. And in the current political climate, not only is anger—and even rage—from women understandable, it can serve as a catalyst for real change when funneled into productive action.

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  • Presenting the Nominees for the 2019 WWAC Awesome Awards

    Presenting the Nominees for the 2019 WWAC Awesome Awards2

    While everyone is putting together their best of list for 2018, we want to do something a little different with the return of our Awesome Awards. There are many, many comics we loved this year, and you’ll get to read about those, but the comic industry isn’t just about the comics we read. There have

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  • Analyzing The Nib’s “Vote or Else!”

    Analyzing The Nib’s “Vote or Else!”2

    Last week, The Nib ran a comic entitled Vote or Else!, which is the work of Filipino-American cartoonist and illustrator, Niccolo Pizarro. The comic, presented initially without context, paints voter registration efforts and their proponents as insensitive to the plights of marginalized peoples and ultimately as centrists who value civility over disruption. While it’s likely

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  • The Problem With Generation X Was Editorial

    The Problem With Generation X Was Editorial1

    On the 12th October, a Friday, writer Chuck Wendig announced via several threaded tweets that he had been fired from the Darth Vader miniseries he had been working on thanks to editorial displeasure with his personal linguistic conduct. The editor in question was Mark Paniccia.

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  • So, Why Don’t We Have a Robin Movie?: Teen Sidekicks and the Relegation to Relation

    So, Why Don’t We Have a Robin Movie?: Teen Sidekicks and the Relegation to Relation0

    Underneath the butt jokes and ‘80s flashbacks (and more butt jokes), Teen Titans Go! To the Movies poses a valid and complex question: Why don’t we have a Robin movie? Robin (the Dick Grayson iteration) was introduced before Wonder Woman, Captain America, and a host of other superheroes who have been given their own films.

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