• I Want To Believe: A Dialogue About Media, Narrative, Nostalgia, and The X-Files

    I Want To Believe: A Dialogue About Media, Narrative, Nostalgia, and The X-Files

    The X-Files: Season 10,  Vol. 1 Joe Harris (W) Carlos Valenzuela (A) IDW December 31, 2013

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  • Review: Red Sonja: Vulture’s Circle #3

    Review: Red Sonja: Vulture’s Circle #3

    Red Sonja: Vulture’s Circle #3 Nancy A. Collins, Luke Lieberman (w) Fritz Casas (a) Jay Anacleto, Walter Geovani, Lucio Parrillo (c) Dynamite March 18, 2015 After Red Sonja’s School for Wayward Warrior Girls burned down in issue #2, Red Sonja and her crew regroup and replan. Meanwhile, Red Sonja gets back in touch with her

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  • Cook Your Comics: Monitor Duty Lasagna

    Cook Your Comics: Monitor Duty Lasagna

    Monitor duty: it’s the superhero team job for which I am best suited, what with my lack of superpowers or fighting skills. I’m good at staring at screens for long periods of time, occasionally pointing at something and saying, “Hey, we need to fix that!” A big part of my job is writing and editing

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  • What’s Loud, Proud, and Somehow Invisible? Diversity At The Creative Level

    What’s Loud, Proud, and Somehow Invisible? Diversity At The Creative Level

    A couple of years ago, I read an interesting article about a young woman moved to tears by a panel discussion on “Women Who Kick Ass” at the San Diego Comic-Con. While waiting in line for hours to see the panel, our narrator had the misfortune of standing behind a few white dudes who continuously made

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  • The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.6

    The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.6

    Annie It’s interesting to see Cooper upset with himself because his extra-jurisdictional adventures endangered Audrey, and of course got a bunch of people killed at One-Eyed Jack’s. He mentions that this isn’t the first time someone’s been hurt because he stepped outside his bounds. But hey, Ben Horne is happy-ish because he got his briefcase

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  • Con Diaries: Toronto Comic Con

    Con Diaries: Toronto Comic Con

    Recently, when Netflix failed to have a particular show I was looking for, it made a few recommendations, including Mike Tyson’s Mysteries in which the former boxer, his adopted daughter, a nice ghost, and an alcoholic pigeon solve mysteries. At my first stop on the convention show floor at Toronto Comic Con, there was not one,

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  • Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Overview

    Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Overview

    It was with heavy heart that I donned my Abzan clan shirt and pins as an act of defiance towards the events of the Tarkir block in Magic: The Gathering’s latest series of expansions. Dragons have returned from extinction to the plane of Tarkir thanks to a time traveling meddler named Sarkhan Vol, and while

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  • YA Bloggers Read Gotham Academy, A Roundtable

    YA Bloggers Read Gotham Academy, A Roundtable

    At the start of the year, I thought about the ways in which comics could market itself more successfully to a wider audience. More specifically, how can Marvel and DC Comics sell certain titles to an audience that isn’t already tapped into comics (or at least into their vast universes) but who would love some of their current

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