• Cool Comics of January

    Cool Comics of January

    Angel and Faith: Season Ten Volume 1: Where the River Meets the Sea Victor Gischler (W), Derlis Santacruz (A), Michelle Madsen (C) Dark Horse January 6, 2015 Considering that I never particularly cared for Angel or the Angel series, I find myself preferring Angel & Faith to the regular BtVS. Now, that has a lot

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  • Help Batman Artist Norm Breyfogle!

    Help Batman Artist Norm Breyfogle!

    Well-known Batman artist Norm Breyfogle suffered a stroke over this holiday season, leaving the left handed artist paralyzed on the left side. His savings have already dwindled thanks to a week in the intensive care unit, and the upcoming months of extended care in a nursing facility will be costly. His sister-in-law and brother have

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  • [NSFW] Sex Criminals Review: Porn Queen Professor

    [NSFW] Sex Criminals Review: Porn Queen Professor

    Sex Criminals #9 Matt Fraction (W), Chip Zdarsky (A) Image Comics Oh, Sex Criminals. How can a comic about orgasms that has a letters section constantly referencing brimping (go ahead, Google that) make me have all these feels? This issue introduces us to Ana, who has appeared in the comic before as Jon’s porn fixation, Jazmine

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  • The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.1

    The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.1

    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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  • Bored? Hungover? Soothe Yourself with Some Quick Comic Reads

    Bored? Hungover? Soothe Yourself with Some Quick Comic Reads

    Happy 2015! Woo woo! *glitter toss* *kazoo noises* Oh- sorry. You’re hungover, aren’t you? Well, I guess I have a few things that might help you pass the day in peace. In the dark. Under a blanket. With dual carafes of coffee and water. Things like — comics! Well, editorial cartoons and comic strips. Let’s

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  • [TW] YOU ARE NOT ALONE

    [TW] YOU ARE NOT ALONE

    Trigger Warning: Suicide and depression. This week’s tragic news about the death of transgender teen, Leelah Alcorn, and the Tumblr note that followed, has brought me to tears. Losing lives, especially young lives, to hopelessness, always feels so preventable. Marc Lombardi, editor at Grayhaven Comics, is offering a free PDF copy of YOU ARE NOT

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  • Announcing Post Comics: I Mail, You Review

    Announcing Post Comics: I Mail, You Review

    Starting in January, I’m taking Reviews Roulette to the people. Here’s how it works: You trust me with your mailing address and your very soul. I send you a comic in the mail. Then you send me back a review, which I will publish on here, under Post Comics. Bonus points for mailing me back

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  • Viva Dallas Burlesque Does DC vs. Marvel

    Viva Dallas Burlesque Does DC vs. Marvel

    Viva Dallas Burlesque is “the largest burlesque show in Texas” and performs on the first and third Friday of every month at the historic Lakewood Theater in Dallas, Texas. Burlesque stars from all over the USA come to perform in Viva Dallas shows, all of which center on a particular theme. Past themes have been “Alice in

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  • Review: Brass Sun: The Wheel of Worlds

    Review: Brass Sun: The Wheel of Worlds

    Brass Sun: The Wheel of Worlds Author: Ian Edginton Artist: I. N. J. Culbard 2000AD/Rebellion Ian Edginton and I. N. J. Culbard’s graphic novel Brass Sun: The Wheel of Worlds is not what you might expect from a 2000AD story. There’s no ultraviolence or grimness, and it’s not really a straight-up SFF or action comic.

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  • Multifarious

    Multifarious

    Haunting Women I first saw Carly Janine Mazur’s illustrations in the pages of Nightmare Magazine. She’s a Connecticut based artist who works primarily in oils and acrylic, and her work is definitely on the dark and haunting side. Similarly, Craww’s work features horned figures, birds, and women’s faces tilting upwards. Much of the shapes happen organically

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  • Game Review: To The Moon

    Game Review: To The Moon

    To the Moon Freebird Games PC, Mac, Linux 2011 “Let’s just say a bunch of sappy cheese sorted itself out.” – Dr. Neil Watts I’ve been meaning to play To The Moon for a while, and in the rush to try to publish this piece for Dec. 25th, I’ll admit that I have spent too

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  • Cook Your Comics: Indian-Inspired Shepherd’s Pie for Jack Knight, Starman

    Cook Your Comics: Indian-Inspired Shepherd’s Pie for Jack Knight, Starman

    James Robinson’s Starman is one of my favorite comic series of all time. Published by DC Comics from 1994-2001, it has a memorable cast of characters: a found family that includes a number of actual family members. The series explores multi-generational family relationships across the whole hero-villain spectrum. The main character is Jack Knight, second

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  • Gift Guide: Art! Prints! Flat Graphic Products For Your Home and Office

    Gift Guide: Art! Prints! Flat Graphic Products For Your Home and Office

    Jack Teagle rug designs If you thought those hero/heroine/villain facial composite card and wrapping paper designs were neat, check out what Teagle can do with a rug. Dreamy! £600 of dreamy, but that’s what fantasy is for, right? Teagle is a really interesting British cartoonist on the rise (along with frequent collaborator Donya Todd, of

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  • Gift Guide: Comics & Graphic Novels for Non-Readers

    Gift Guide: Comics & Graphic Novels for Non-Readers

    Do you have a non-comics reader in your life who thinks comics are non-literary, superhero smut designed for nerdy men? Do they need a conversion? Well, have no fear, Ginnis and Ivy are here to recommend some comics for turning your non-comics reader into an avid fan!

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  • DC Comics Super-Villains: The Complete Visual History Review

    DC Comics Super-Villains: The Complete Visual History Review

    Okay, I guess I should start with my bias—I’ve never read a “complete visual history” book that I loved. Yet, I always go back, and when I see a book like this on somebody’s table, I get excited enough to flip through it. I find them perfect for brief reads while sitting on a couch

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  • Quick Change: Too Much Coffee for the Holidays

    Quick Change: Too Much Coffee for the Holidays

    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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