• DC Comics Super-Villains: The Complete Visual History Review

    DC Comics Super-Villains: The Complete Visual History Review

    Okay, I guess I should start with my bias—I’ve never read a “complete visual history” book that I loved. Yet, I always go back, and when I see a book like this on somebody’s table, I get excited enough to flip through it. I find them perfect for brief reads while sitting on a couch

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  • Quick Change: Too Much Coffee for the Holidays

    Quick Change: Too Much Coffee for the Holidays

    It is eight o’clock in the morning, your fellow geek calls you up and announces a last-minute con she has decided to attend. Obviously, you have to go with her, but what to wear? It is now time to perform your own superhuman feat and put together an acceptable geek outfit from easily found items.

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  • Kickstarter of the Week: MOONSHOT

    Kickstarter of the Week: MOONSHOT

    Dozens of Indigenous creators are working on stories for a new collection highlighting the “complex identity of indigenous culture from across North America.” In the MOONSHOT: The Indigenous Comics Collection Kickstarter, small press publisher Alternate History Comics (AH! Comics) aims to create a full color, 200 page volume showcasing the rich heritage and identity of

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  • The Twin Peaks Log: S.1 E.7

    The Twin Peaks Log: S.1 E.7

    Welcome to our biweekly roundtable of Twin Peaks where we are working our way through every. Single. Episode. Some of us are regulars and some of us newbies, but none of our experiences are the same. So get yourself a damn fine cup of coffee, watch along with us, and feel free to chime in

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  • Documentary Review: She Makes Comics

    Documentary Review: She Makes Comics

    Lately, the fight to prove that the comic book industry can no longer be considered a boys club has picked up, but, it turns out, this whole boys club business is a fairly recent concept. Women have always been involved in the comic book and comic strip industry, and the documentary, She Makes Comics, proves

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  • Drink Your Comics: Redheads at the Bar

    Drink Your Comics: Redheads at the Bar

    Redheads are a big thing in comic books. Ashley Schmuecker’s list of her top ten ginger comic book heroines continues to be one of our most popular posts. While we’ve shared some other festive alcoholic creations (Colleen’s Megahex cocktail, Claire’s Ginger Beer, and Ginnis’ mulled wine), we decided to revisit Ashley’s list with some more themed drinks to

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  • 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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