• The Ballad of Halo Jones Vol. 2 Hurtles the Heroine Outward

    The Ballad of Halo Jones Vol. 2 Hurtles the Heroine Outward

    The Ballad of Halo Jones, Volume 2 Alan Moore (writer), Ian Gibson (artist), Barbara Nosenzo (colorist) 2000 AD July 10, 2018 The middle installment of a trilogy is necessary to set up the climax in the third book, but it’s not always extremely exciting. The Ballad of Halo Jones, Volume 2 is episodic and fun,

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  • 2018 Hugo Reviews: Short Stories and Novelettes

    2018 Hugo Reviews: Short Stories and Novelettes

    The season of the Hugo Awards is upon us once again, and Worldcon’s membership has selected another batch of science fiction and fantasy stories to vie for the coveted trophy. To start off Bookmarked’s coverage of the awards, I am taking a look at the two categories for shorter fiction: Best Short Story and Best Novelette.

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  • A Fistful of Comics: Crowdfunding Roundup July ’18

    A Fistful of Comics: Crowdfunding Roundup July ’18

    It’s deeply, horribly, insufferably hot on the northeast coast of the US, which means I’m writing this while touching as little of my computer as physically possible. So let’s jump right in! July has brought yet another crop of incredible campaigns, ranging from artbooks for industry big shots, to tiny charity zines. Check them out,

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  • I Am Hexed: Kirsten Thompson Brings Queer Witches to Life

    I Am Hexed: Kirsten Thompson Brings Queer Witches to Life

    I Am Hexed is an exciting new four-part comic book series about queer witches who live in the heart of Washington, D.C. The story is written by Kirsten Thompson and illustrated by Christianne Gillenardo-Goudreau, with the fresh lettering of Taylor Esposito. The first issue will be brought to readers through the Kickstarter, which is fully

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  • Previously On Comics: Spider-Man No More

    Previously On Comics: Spider-Man No More

    As usual, the comics industry has had its ups and downs in the last week. As San Diego Comic Con approaches and summer is now in full swing, new comics, comic storylines, and comic-based films continue to emerge. Fans everywhere can rest assured that there’s plenty to keep up with this week.

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  • The Wedding Issue: Ant-Man and Wasp

    The Wedding Issue: Ant-Man and Wasp

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?”, no debate gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and Bride-to-Be Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and got their

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  • The Wedding Issue: <s>Kitty Pryde and Colossus</s> Mr. and Mrs. X!

    The Wedding Issue: Kitty Pryde and Colossus Mr. and Mrs. X!

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?”, no debate gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and Bride-to-Be Kayleigh Hearn take a trip to today’s spinner racks and look at the most recent times comic companies took the plunge

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  • Hiring Creators: Independent Publishers Have A Chat

    Hiring Creators: Independent Publishers Have A Chat

    Independent comics publishers are always working with talent fresh from the freelance side of the comic book industry. How do they find great stories, with authors, artists, colorists, and letterers that can support their publisher vision? WWAC sat down with five publishers who are kicking in the doors in the comics world to bring diverse,

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