• Drink Your Comics: Star Wars Style

    Drink Your Comics: Star Wars Style

    In case you live under a rock, Marvel’s Princess Leia comic debuted this month. Now it might not come as a shock to you, but we here at Women Write About Comics are pretty into Star Wars. Our own Annie Bulloch has already reviewed Star Wars #1 and Darth Vadar #1 and is currently working on

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  • Review: Lady Killer Takes 1950s Nostalgia to Task in Issue #3

    Review: Lady Killer Takes 1950s Nostalgia to Task in Issue #3

    Lady Killer #3 Joelle Jones & Jamie S. Rich (W), Joelle Jones (A), Laura Allred (C) Dark Horse March 4, 2015 Lady Killer continues with a look into how our lovely assassin balances the demands of her domestic life with her highly secretive work. It’s a delightful exaggeration of an ongoing sexist issue in a setting frequently

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  • Image Comics: Diversifying Content With Familiar Faces

    Image Comics: Diversifying Content With Familiar Faces

    When we talk about comics today, readers still cannot help but think of the superhero genre. Comics? Yep. Batman just popped into your head. Or maybe it was Spidey. This isn’t a failed Rorschach test or a definitive indication of taste, it’s the same impetus behind people asking for a Kleenex when they really want

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  • Canada Reads: When Everything Feels Like the Movies

    Canada Reads: When Everything Feels Like the Movies

    This year the theme of Canada Reads is “What is the one book to break barriers?” Some of our writers decided to join in and defend some of the short listed titles. When Everything Feels Like the Movies Raziel Ried Arsenal Pulp Press Raziel Ried’s bold and brilliant début novel, When Everything Feels Like the

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  • Jem Jam: “Battle of the Bands” and “Starbright: Part 1”

    Jem Jam: “Battle of the Bands” and “Starbright: Part 1”

    2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Jem, the beloved 80s cartoon series. Jem and the Holograms have never been bigger, as 2015 will also see the release of a live action film based on the show, a new comic book series published by IDW, and a continuing line of collectible fashion dolls from Integrity Toys.

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  • Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires: Battling in (Hair)Style

    Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires: Battling in (Hair)Style

    Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Koei Tecmo Omega Force February 26, 2015 Okay right off the bat my favorite part of this game — introduced to me by my lovely roommates — is the customization feature. There’s nothing more enjoyable than sitting around your living room with a group of friends dissecting each part of your

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  • Review: Rat Queens #9

    Review: Rat Queens #9

    Rat Queens #9: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’Rygoth – Part 4 Kurtis J. Wiebe (W), Stjepan Sejic (A), Jenny Frison (C) Image Comics March 4, 2015

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  • PAX East 2015 in Indie Games: Games are for Everyone

    PAX East 2015 in Indie Games: Games are for Everyone

    “Games are for everyone,” we say to ourselves, or on Twitter, or when our moms ask us about #GamerGate: “That’s why this is happening. Because some people think games are for everyone, and some people don’t.” PAX East 2015 is a convention that’s out to prove it: games are for everyone. And you know what?

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