• Parisian Culture: Wine, Cheese, and Comic Book Shops

    Parisian Culture: Wine, Cheese, and Comic Book Shops

    Nestled in the Latin Quarter of Paris  (named after the Latin language that was widely spoken in the area because it was the intellectual centre of Paris back in the middle ages) you’ll find Rue Dante. It’s a 4-500 metre (approximately) stretch of road five minutes south of Cathédrale Notre-Dame just off the Seine that should

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  • Batman Eternal Check In: Issues #10-11

    Batman Eternal Check In: Issues #10-11

    Originally, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to write about the year long event that is Batman Eternal. I have been burned by DC events in the past (*cough* Villains Month *cough*) But the promise of Stephanie Brown and a superstar creative team (Snyder! Fawkes! Layman! Seeley!) convinced me to check out the first issue.

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  • Review: Turtles in Time #1

    Review: Turtles in Time #1

    Turtles in Time Paul Allor (W) Erik Burnham (W) Ross Campbell (A) IDW Publishing Turtles in Time #1 is everything that turtle fans adore about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: action-packed fight scenes, sassy Turtle one-liners, and dinosaur punching. The first issue of the mini-series wastes no time throwing the Turtles and readers alike into an

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  • Embl-O-Matic: Homegrown Cartoons on News that Bruises

    Embl-O-Matic: Homegrown Cartoons on News that Bruises

    Introducing… Our newest feature, a semi-regular, multi-author series of cartoons and short comics by WWAC staff, Embl-O-Matic. We’ll bring you sharp editorial cartoons on the state of geek culture, feminism, and other stuff we find interesting (like pie).This first cartoon, by Claire and Megan P, is in response to various recent news items — take

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  • Retro Review: Marvels

    Retro Review: Marvels

    I’ve always loved Alex Ross. If ever I’m rich there’s a few things I’ll do: buy cool flats in London, Paris, New York, and Toronto, donate large sums of money to worthwhile causes and churches, attempt to visit fifty-two countries in a year, and buy a tonne of Alex Ross artwork. The privilege of seeing a

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  • Review: Fast Friends (NSFW)

    Review: Fast Friends (NSFW)

    Fast Friends Writer: Dale Lazarov Artist: Michael Broderick Dale Lazarov bills his work as “smart, wholesome, gay comics smut,” and that it is. Fast Friends, like Sticky and Manly is a wordless, erotic comic that balances poignant slice of life narrative with marathon sex.

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  • This Week’s NYT Bestseller List

    This Week’s NYT Bestseller List

    Most people know that the New York Times has a weekly best sellers list for books, but they also have top 10 best sellers for graphic novels, hard cover and paperback, and manga as well.

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  • The DC Daily Planet: Payment Plans, Perfidious Profligates, and Premieres

    The DC Daily Planet: Payment Plans, Perfidious Profligates, and Premieres

    Everybody’s buzzing about DC this week, and for once, it’s for something done absolutely right. Let’s check in and see what the fuss is about, shall we?

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