• Remembering Charlee Jacob: This Symbiotic Fascination

    Remembering Charlee Jacob: This Symbiotic Fascination

    Having spent years charting a landscape of atrocity, degradation and twisted ecstasy across her short fiction, as discussed in the previous post in this series, Charlee Jacob made her debut as a novelist in 1997 with This Symbiotic Fascination. This novel tells the story of two employees at an electronics shop, Tawne Delaney and Arcan Tyler;

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  • Fallen Angels #5 Is a High Bar You Still Can’t Limbo Under

    Fallen Angels #5 Is a High Bar You Still Can’t Limbo Under

    Fallen Angels has set such a low bar for itself that a baby could crawl over it, so while it’s surprising to find an issue I didn’t hate, I’m not going to say that Fallen Angels #5 is in any way a good comic.  The entire series has been an unmitigated disaster in an otherwise

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  • New Mutants #5: Space, The Final Frontier

    New Mutants #5: Space, The Final Frontier

    In the fifth issue of Jonathan Hickman and Rod Reis’s New Mutants, the team’s space mission encounters real space danger, as the New Mutants go head-to-head with the Shi’ar Death Commandos. Dawn of X’s space saga hurtles ahead and the New Mutants entangle themselves in more interstellar political turmoil than anyone expected from a simple

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  • X-Force #5 Takes an Eye for an Eye

    X-Force #5 Takes an Eye for an Eye

    After the cliffhanger of last issue, X-Force #5 gives us pure action the entire way through, which is good, since it feels like we’ve been waiting for a resolution to this since last year. [CHORUS OF BOOS. —Ed.]

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  • Previously on Comics: Dear Comics Industry

    Previously on Comics: Dear Comics Industry

    • News
    • January 13, 2020

    Hello once again Dear Reader! I hope you are quite recovered from the New Year’s festivities and ready to face 2020 with alacrity. No? Yeah, me neither. So, let’s get into the news that came out last week, which was a lot, thanks to the holidays and such. It seems like two comics companies decided

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  • Here’s Why You Should Support WWAC

    Here’s Why You Should Support WWAC

    Women Write About Comics (WWAC) is an Eisner Award nominated comics criticism site, recently archived by the American Library of Congress. This is where readers come for diverse, interesting, critical, fun, and amusing content on comics and comics-adjacent transmedia, the industry and culture surrounding them, and a look into differing geeky lifestyles. Through our reviews, reports on

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  • Last Week’s Episode: God’s In Good Hands

    Last Week’s Episode: God’s In Good Hands

    We’re back! And I say ‘we’ because starting this month this column will be rotating between a few different writers, so you’ll get to sample some new and exciting perspectives into comic book shows, movies, and more.

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  • The Great Outdoors is an Overly Biological Ode to Nature

    The Great Outdoors is an Overly Biological Ode to Nature

    In The Great Outdoors, author Catherine Meurisse recounts her childhood growing up in a countryside home. Her parents decided to leave their city life for the country, and they never looked back, fostering in Catherine and her sister Fanny the same fondness for the outdoors.

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