• Webcomic Review: Stand Still, Stay Silent

    Webcomic Review: Stand Still, Stay Silent

    Stand Still, Stay Silent Minna Sundberg Updates every weekday The scenario is a post-apocalyptic Northern Europe. A disease spread some ninety years ago, killing many people, destroying whole cities and creating a fear of the unknown. All that is left of civilization (as far as they know) is the Nordic Alliance, composed of Denmark, Sweden, Norway,

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  • Drink Your Comics: Tarim’s Blood Mulled Wine

    Drink Your Comics: Tarim’s Blood Mulled Wine

    My roommate makes mulled wine every year during the holidays. Last year during the ice-pocalypse (I live in Texas, we don’t really get snow), we enjoyed many helpings of it while sitting in front of a warm fire at home because all the businesses and campuses were closed because Texans cannot handle snow and/or ice.

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  • Reviews Roulette: Family, Romance, Drama

    Reviews Roulette: Family, Romance, Drama

    Welcome back to Reviews Roulette, where Megan assigns random comics to the intrepid WWAC staff. They are bound by the sacred Reviews Roulette contract to deliver an honest review, whether liked, loved, hated or disdained the comic they were assigned. This week they read webcomics Salmagundi and Validation, and new Dark Horse offering, Father’s day. 

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  • Unlikely Team-Ups: Batman Eternal #31-32

    Unlikely Team-Ups: Batman Eternal #31-32

    Batman Eternal #31: Buried Deep  Story by Scott Snyder & James Tynion IV Script by Ray Fawkes Art by Fernando Pasarin  Last issue we saw the collapse of Arkham Asylum. This issue touches on a tiny bit of the fallout from that event. Primarily, the fate of Alfred and the escape of many of Gotham’s most notorious

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  • Drink Your Comics: Tackleford’s Finest Ginger Beer

    Drink Your Comics: Tackleford’s Finest Ginger Beer

    How to make ginger beer! It’s really easy. But this is a comics site, so first let’s get thematic. When I think “ginger,” I think of my favourite webcomics redhead: Shelley Winters. (Not actually true, but a useful lie.) Scary Go Round dot com is currently in Bobbins Now gear. I’ve mentioned my penchant for

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  • Building Community: MariNaomi on Community, Necessity, and Forgiveness

    Building Community: MariNaomi on Community, Necessity, and Forgiveness

    MariNaomi is an indie cartoonist and artist specializing in memoir. When we spoke, she was touring her latest book, Dragon’s Breath and Other Stories. The book collects a series of stories, first published on the Rumpus as Smoke In Your Eyes. The book “explores a wide spectrum of topics including youthful rebellion, mortality, disillusionment and compassion.”

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  • Variants We Love! A Look At DC’s Homage to Film

    Variants We Love! A Look At DC’s Homage to Film

    DC Comics has revealed their March variant covers and they’re paying homage to films! They all look fantastic but let’s talk about the ones that caught my eye (and heart).

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  • Multifarious: Space Art and GIF Technology

    Multifarious: Space Art and GIF Technology

    Welcome back to Multifarious, our weekend arts linkblog. What’s new in our own personal art worlds? What’s new in unusual art?  PasteDesign has discovered the best thing. The best thing! There is now a giphoscope! The Giphoscope looks a bit like a haunted rolodex, with a moment from a film playing forever inside. It’s a low tech creation

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  • Merry Scary Christmas: Batman Returns

    Merry Scary Christmas: Batman Returns

    Welcome to WWAC’s Merry Scary Christmas: twelve days of thrills, chills, deadly santas, melancholy, and murder. In this first part, Kayleigh looks at perennial Christmas favourite, Batman Returns. Batman Returns Starring Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer, Danny DeVito, Christopher Walken Directed by Tim Burton 1992 Batman Returns is the scariest superhero film ever made. Dissect the

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  • Kickstarter of the Week: Seeing Him

    Kickstarter of the Week: Seeing Him

    Finding love is often complicated. Kate Carrington is ready to settle down except she hasn’t had any luck finding someone to settle down with. One night, she crosses paths with an attractive, successful doctor named Adam Ortíz. Oh and Adam happens to be a trans-man. In the Seeing Him Kickstarter, creator Kia Crawford aims to

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  • Disappointment Again: Batgirl #37 is Transphobic

    Disappointment Again: Batgirl #37 is Transphobic

    Batgirl #37 is transphobic. I wish that I could leave it at that. I wish I could make my feelings come across with those simple words and get people to understand. I wish that people wouldn’t defend it as unintentional, focusing on the possibility that there wasn’t malevolence in the creation and distribution of the

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  • Wearing the Flag: Chuck Wendig and Adam Christopher on their Reboot of Archie’s The Shield

    Wearing the Flag: Chuck Wendig and Adam Christopher on their Reboot of Archie’s The Shield

    The Shield, like all of Dark Circle’s upcoming comics line, is a reboot — of sorts. The first Shield debuted in Pep Comics #1 jn January of 1940, only months before Captain America’s debut in December of that year. The character was the first patriotic superhero but many followed: Captain America and Minute Man in

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  • Leave Zoella Alone: Publishing Loves a Sexist Scapegoat as Much as Anyone

    Leave Zoella Alone: Publishing Loves a Sexist Scapegoat as Much as Anyone

    Day-before-yesterday in publishing: turns out the YouTube-to-bestseller helter-skelter can deliver you right into the croc pit. Zoella, vlog sensation, became the proud recipient of a fastest debut seller ever crown early in December. Then this week, we’re all atwitter because maybe there was assistance given, in the writing of this book. What’s that, Scoob? A

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  • Geeky Crafts: Carol Danvers’ Lucky Hat

    Geeky Crafts: Carol Danvers’ Lucky Hat

    In honor of the Captain Marvel movie being announced, I decided I would knit a Carol Danvers’ Lucky Hat for my Facebook friends who wanted one in celebration. (The amazing Kelly Sue DeConnick commissioned a pattern for fans, and I needed an excuse to try it out.) I got six requests and guestimated how much

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  • Interview with Meguey Baker

    Interview with Meguey Baker

    Meguey Baker is a game designer, sex ed teacher, and textile conservation specialist. She runs Night Sky Games with her husband Vincent Baker, contributes to Gaming As Women, and is an active and encouraging presence in the G+ gaming community. Meg was kind enough to answer a few of my questions. 

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  • Love Is Far, You Can Wait for It: Carmen, by em est Reviewed

    Love Is Far, You Can Wait for It: Carmen, by em est Reviewed

    My friend Melissa is a professional singer and a lover of opera. I’m not a professional singer, but I am a liker of opera. A few years ago I saw the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Carmen. It was my first time and I was transported. When I told her about my experience, Melissa sighed. Carmen,

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