• 2014 Eisner Nominations: By The Numbers

    2014 Eisner Nominations: By The Numbers

    San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner, which means the Eisner Awards will soon be announced! Taking place on Saturday evening of Comic Con weekend, the Eisners are voted on by comic professionals and are one of the most prestigious honors a creator can receive. Many of us that cannot attend SDCC will

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  • New Superman/Wonder Woman Selfie Variant Released

    New Superman/Wonder Woman Selfie Variant Released

    DC Comics has been releasing themed variant covers since the start of 2014, and their latest theme for August has been selfies.  Several covers have already been released.  The latest cover was released via Twitter by artist Tony Daniel starring DC’s would-be power couple Superman and Wonder Woman.  It’s cute in the way that —

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  • Webcomics Capsules: The Genie Grants Your Wish

    Webcomics Capsules: The Genie Grants Your Wish

    Webcomics Capsules is all about short webcomics reviews—more like recommendations, actually. See what our writers are enjoying around the web, choose your favorites and get to reading!  Ripples by Hayley Powers Unknown genre Updates Wednesdays Ripples is a new webcomic, with just six pages published. The main theme is a mystery at this point, but

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  • #WWACComicClub Recap: This One Summer

    #WWACComicClub Recap: This One Summer

    On the first Monday of every month we meet up on Twitter for the #WWACComicClub. Last week we discussed This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki. The response to this comic was unanimous. Everyone loved this simple yet heartfelt coming-of-age story and agreed that Jillian Tamaki’s art was the perfect companion to Mariko Tamaki’s

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  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl Coming to the Big Screen

    The Diary of a Teenage Girl Coming to the Big Screen

    Phoebe Gloeckner’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl is in post-production for the big screen. That’s right. We’re talking Tinseltown, baby. La La Land. Hollywood.

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  • Caption This Contest: #RomanceRevisited

    Caption This Contest: #RomanceRevisited

    Ah, romance comics. Is there any genre of comics that are more consistently baffling than those books of the Golden and Silver Age? We think not! And yet we are asking you, dear readers, to interject your own bit of crazy into these already guffaw-inducing comics with a caption this contest! We are even offering

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  • Captain America #22: A Retailer’s Perspective

    Captain America #22: A Retailer’s Perspective

    The last week has seen a lot of mudslinging online involving the ill-received Captain America #22 by Rick Remender and John Romita, Jr. Fans and creators have  been vocal in their opinions, many unbelievably (but not) receiving threats over their positions, and it got ugly very quickly. One voice that has been noticeably quiet throughout?

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  • Visuals Vs Written Narrative: Raven’s Gate

    Visuals Vs Written Narrative: Raven’s Gate

    It’s been a couple of months, so I apologise. I promised you a look at the graphic novelisations made of Anthony Horowitz’ bestseller novels—the Power of Five and Alex Rider—that I shared my problems with back in May. I needed a break, what can I say?

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