• Alternatives to Universal Fan Con

    Alternatives to Universal Fan Con0

    While some people are considering their options in terms of legal action following the sudden cancellation of Universal Fan Con and its questionable organization, many fans, artist, and vendors  who still believe in the spirit of the event — and are still stuck with flights and hotels to Baltimore — are rallying to make this

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  • Universal Fan Con: Peeling Back the Layers

    Universal Fan Con: Peeling Back the Layers22

    Universal Fan Con was meant to be a celebration of inclusivity and fandom. But as the show was unceremoniously canceled a week before it was expected to occur, fans are asking what happened. Many find themselves left out of pocket, having backed the Kickstarter and booked often non-refundable flights. We, Rosie Knight and Jazmine Joyner,

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  • Regarding Brandon Graham

    Regarding Brandon Graham0

    Recently, comics creator Carta Monir leveled the accusation that Brandon Graham, creator of King City and editor of Image’s recent anthology series Island, is what’s known to the community as a “chaser,” specifically of trans women. The term is typically one leveled at individuals who pursue other people, not because of a genuine attraction to that individual, but

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  • Previously on Comics: Revolving Doors

    Previously on Comics: Revolving Doors0

    Good morning. It’s been a few weeks since the last Previously On Comics! Apologies for that, I was once again writing about bad actors. Fortunately, having done that, I can keep it simple here. The last few weeks have had some employee shakeups at a few comics companies. Let’s break them down by company:

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  • Previously On Comics: Magneto Graffito

    Previously On Comics: Magneto Graffito0

    Good morning! My streak of writing about harassment for Previously continues, albeit in brief: The Daily Beast’s article on Comicsgate and its campaign of harassment went live this week. It covers the same topic that Buzzfeed did recently, but includes a lot of info that article left out, such as, you know, the rampant transphobia

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  • EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Lady MacLeod Becomes Lady Godiva in Mata Hari #3

    EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Lady MacLeod Becomes Lady Godiva in Mata Hari #30

    One of the glittering stars of Karen Berger’s new imprint at Dark Horse Comics is Mata Hari, a five-issue miniseries about the famous courtesan and spy whose exploits have become myths. Written by Emma Beeby (Judge Anderson) and drawn by Ariela Kristantina (InSEXts), Mata Hari drops the veils of legend to reveal the complicated and

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