• Incredible Indie Tuesdays: Opera + Comics Go Together Like…Peas and Carrots?

    Incredible Indie Tuesdays: Opera + Comics Go Together Like…Peas and Carrots?

    Tintin Becoming an Opera…Which Is Weird but Cool? Step aside, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, there’s a new weirdest theatrical comic adaptation in town.  Tintin, the well-known European comics created by Hergé about the titular character going on adventures, will be getting the opera treatment in the fall with an adaptation of the story The Castafiore Emerald.  This story, at

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  • Mighty Marvel Monday: MCU Edition

    Mighty Marvel Monday: MCU Edition

    Welcome to another edition of Mighty Marvel Monday! If you’re reading this and not watching Daredevil on Netflix…why are you reading this and not watching Daredevil on Netflix? GO NOW! So, for those of you who are staying, either you’ve already watched Daredevil–in which case, no spoilers–or you’re like me, and never intended to watch

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  • Dividing the Fandom: The Real Problem with the Sad Puppies

    Dividing the Fandom: The Real Problem with the Sad Puppies

    On April 4, the 2015 Hugo Award nominees were announced at Norwescon. (Read here for the full list and links). Immediately afterwards, it became apparent to the Sci-Fi/Fantasy world that two affiliated groups, the Sad Puppies and the Rabid Puppies, had organized a bloc vote for their own respective slates of nominees. This isn’t anything

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  • Review: Lady Killer #4

    Review: Lady Killer #4

    Lady Killer #4 Joelle Jones & Jamie S. Rich (scripter), Joelle Jones (artist), Laura Allred (colors), Crank! (letters) Joelle Jones & Laura Allred (cover)

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  • The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.7

    The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.7

    Welcome to our biweekly roundtable of Twin Peaks where we are working our way through every. Single. Episode. Some of us are regulars and some of us newbies, but none of our experiences are the same. So get yourself a damn fine cup of coffee, watch along with us, and feel free to chime in

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  • Beauty & the Geek: Stealth Cosplay – Anya Corazon

    Beauty & the Geek: Stealth Cosplay – Anya Corazon

    Stealth Cosplay is the practice of cosplaying—dressing up as a fictional character—in casual to professional settings. On Stealth Cosplay’s tumblr their tag line is: “for people who like to cosplay in public and keep their job,” which is Stealth Cosplay in a nutshell. I love cosplay, though I haven’t created any specific costumes for myself—one

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  • The Last Batgirl Story

    The Last Batgirl Story

    The Killing Joke is touted as the “Definitive Joker Story,” and while it is certainly one of his darkest and most memorable chapters, it’s Barbara Gordon that is ultimately defined by the story. We’ve already talked about the disparity in consequences between the actual protagonists of the story, Batman and Jim Gordon, and its collateral

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  • Interview: Titan’s New Bande Dessinée Editor, Lizzie Kaye, Has Plans

    Interview: Titan’s New Bande Dessinée Editor, Lizzie Kaye, Has Plans

    Lizzie Kaye recently joined the Titan Comics team as an editor, tasked with bringing more bande dessinée to English-speaking readers. And while Titan has published great comics in translation in the past, including Snowpiercer, I’m excited by this announcement; it seems like the team are aiming to vastly expand this arm of the business. I caught up with Lizzie to

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