• Her Name is Modesty … Modesty Blaise

    Her Name is Modesty … Modesty Blaise

    I am a huge fan of Modesty Blaise. The cheap description of the character is “the female James Bond,” but oh, Modesty is so much more than that. She was born in 1963, when writer Peter O’Donnell and illustrator Jim Holdaway brought to British newspaper strip comics—and later novels—her adventures in subterfuge and action and capers that took

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  • Interview with Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics

    Interview with Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics

    Drawing games are awesome. They’re one of the few games I can get most of my friends and family who aren’t into board games to play with me. They are all also big fans of Taboo, and I’m a big fan of geekery. Now there’s a tabletop game that will combine all of the interests and

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  • WWAC Reacts to DC’s “Dark Knight: The Master Race” [GIFs]

    WWAC Reacts to DC’s “Dark Knight: The Master Race” [GIFs]

    This past Friday, DC Comics announced Frank Miller’s return to the Dark Knight Returns brand name, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the original title. Miller will be joined by Brian Azzarello, writer of Joker, Wonder Woman, and others. This third entry, following the much-maligned Dark Knight Strikes Again, is stunningly titled Dark Knight:

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  • Review: Legenderry Red Sonja #3 or Red Sonja versus Sharknado

    Review: Legenderry Red Sonja #3 or Red Sonja versus Sharknado

    Legenderry Red Sonja Marc Andreyko (writer), Aneke (artist), Impact Studios (colors), & Dave Lanphear (letters) Cover by Sergio Davila & Ivan Nunes Dynamite April 22, 2015 While I didn’t expect it, I find myself enjoying Legenderry Red Sonja. Too often, these side ventures can be painful, cough, cough, cough. But in Andreyko’s and Aneke’s hands,

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  • Red Stylo Is Singing Killer Queen: An Interview with Enrica Jang

    Red Stylo Is Singing Killer Queen: An Interview with Enrica Jang

    I first met Enrica Jang while at Philadelphia Wizard Con a near two years ago. She was on a panel speaking about diversity and women in comics, and I—the baby comic journalist I was then—bucked up the courage to speak with her. She gave me honest advice about writing and promoting one’s self online. She kindly

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  • PEN Gala Refusal: Writers Say “Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie”

    PEN Gala Refusal: Writers Say “Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie”

    Michael Ondaatje, Peter Carey, Francine Prose, Teju Cole, Rachel Kushner and Taiye Selasi will not attend PEN American Center‘s gala this year–this refusal is in response to PEN’s choice to honour Charlie Hebdo. The satirical magazine is set to be awarded PEN’s Freedom of Expression Courage Award on May 5, in recognition of their continuing to publish, despite years

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  • Oh Super: How Many Episodes Of Dragon Ball? Over–

    Oh Super: How Many Episodes Of Dragon Ball? Over–

    Friends, Shenlong has been summoned. The balls are back together. The monkey is returning. Animated Dragon Ball… is coming back. It’s like the fuckers knew I just finished a run through “the entire series.” Even GT? Yeah. Even GT. People are pretty excited, of course, because this new anime will begin directly following Goku’s final battle

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  • Hurtful Fandom and the Damage of the Puppies

    Hurtful Fandom and the Damage of the Puppies

    It’s been about a month since the Hugo nominations were announced and with it the anger, frustrations, and mixed emotions of the slate voting by the self-described Sad Puppies and Rabid Puppies factions. Since there are so many works out each year, the nomination announcement is not only a time to shout out about great

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