• Review: Lady Killer #1 (spoilers)

    Review: Lady Killer #1 (spoilers)

    Lady Killer #01 Joelle Jones & James S. Rich (w) Joelle Jones (a) Dark Horse January 7, 2015 “Betty Draper meets Hannibal.”

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  • Kentucky Route Zero: The Creation of a Story

    Kentucky Route Zero: The Creation of a Story

    Cardboard Computer PC, Mac, Linux 2013 The Stage So Far Magic realism, bluegrass, metaphysical landscapes, whiskey, a highway to nowhere and everywhere. This is the stage for Kentucky Route Zero, an ongoing point-and-click adventure game that is now in its third of five planned “Acts.” Released nearly two years ago, I’ve sporadically checked in with

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  • Diversity in Comics: Voting With Your Dollars

    Diversity in Comics: Voting With Your Dollars

    Diversity in comics, both on the page and amongst those creating them, has been at the forefront of comics journalism for the past several years. Highly visible, successful comics that feature diverse subjects and creators have provided hopeful signs of change. Image’s Saga features a woman of color as co-lead, and was co-created by artist

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  • Short & Sweet: Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Axis, and More!

    Short & Sweet: Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Axis, and More!

    Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1  Ryan North (W), Erica Henderson and Maris Wicks (A) Marvel Comics January 7, 2015 Squirrel Girl, Squirrel Girl! She’s a human and also a squirrel! And maybe she’s the greatest hero in the universe! Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1 is a bright, cheerful, exuberant read, and it’s my first “must read” comic

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  • Quick Change: Carrie-ing On

    Quick Change: Carrie-ing On

    It is eight o’clock in the morning, your fellow geek calls you up and announces a last-minute con she has decided to attend. Obviously, you have to go with her, but what to wear? It is now time to perform your own superhuman feat and put together an acceptable geek outfit from easily found items.

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  • iZombie Trailer: How Does it Compare to the Comic?

    iZombie Trailer: How Does it Compare to the Comic?

    The iZombie tv trailer has just dropped and gave us the first glimpse into just how they’ve adapted the delightful Vertigo comic into a CW show. For this iZombie comic fan it is…okay? The basics are still the same: a young woman (named Liv on the show but Gwen in the comics) is a zombie

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  • Power Girl’s New Suit Problem

    Power Girl’s New Suit Problem

    This image of the Tanya Spears as the new Power Girl has been circling around the internet, causing a stir by the lack of “boob window” in her outfit. I was thrilled myself until I saw the way she’s being drawn. Before I dive into my dismay, let me say there’s a lot to be

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  • Multifarious: Art of the Body

    Multifarious: Art of the Body

    Multifarious is back in the New Year, and for this one, we decided to go with a theme: art and the female body.

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