• Cook Your Comics: Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 4

    Cook Your Comics: Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 4

    Previously, in Cook Your Comics Thanksgiving Spectacular: Part 1: Green Bean Casserole, Glazed Carrots, Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole Part 2: Corn Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, Annie’s Fresh Cranberry Sauce Part 3: Pecan Pie, Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie And now for the grand finale and main event of the evening: turkey! Roasting a turkey feels a bit intimidating

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  • Nimona: The End of an Era

    Nimona: The End of an Era

    Noelle Stevenson’s debut graphic novel Nimona wrapped up its digital release in October, leaving behind many Nimona orphans. The paper version won’t be available until next year, but it’s been a hell of a ride. To chat about shape-shifters, evil villains, and the webcomic experience, me, Carolina, and editor Claire Napier joined two contributors: Robin William

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  • 741.5: Liberté, Égalité, Brimping

    741.5: Liberté, Égalité, Brimping

    After I purchased the first volume of Sex Criminals for my library, it was requested that I prepare a “letter of defense” in the event that it was challenged. Dear Library Patron or Trustee, Hello! I see that you disagree with my choice to purchase Sex Criminals Volume One : One Weird Trick by Matt

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  • Red Sonja: The Black Tower #03

    Red Sonja: The Black Tower #03

    Red Sonja: The Black Tower #03 Frank Tieri (w) Cezar Razek (a) Dynamite November 26, 2014 We return to the adventures of the She-devil with a Sword, the Babe with a Blade with the bust that doesn’t rust (seriously, is rust not an issue with chainmail?). Amanda Conner continues her duties on covers: Seriously, gold

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  • Cook Your Comics: Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 3

    Cook Your Comics: Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 3

    Previously, in Cook Your Comics Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 1: Recipes for Green Bean Casserole, Glazed Carrots, and Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole. And in Part 2: Corn Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, and Fresh Cranberry Sauce. And now: pie. You’re gonna hear from those Justice Society guys if you don’t have pie. But what about the turkey? Hang

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  • Ethics in Manga Fandom: I Was a Teenage Scanlator

    Ethics in Manga Fandom: I Was a Teenage Scanlator

    It all began in ninth grade with Gravitation. While I was worrying over my sexuality and identity as a young woman, I found how easy and sexy it was to escape into the pages of yaoi manga. A good friend of mine had a lot of it on her shelves and I scheduled back-to-back sleepovers

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  • Holiday Gift Guide For Trekkies

    Holiday Gift Guide For Trekkies

    Your prime directive this year: finding the perfect gift for that special Trekkie in your life. Will you boldly purchase a wearable item? Or maybe you’d rather give a decorative piece to hang in their ten forward? We’ve compiled a list of Star Trek themed gifts that we would happily accept this holiday season, and you

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  • Multifarious: Apple Strudel vs Art

    Multifarious: Apple Strudel vs Art

    One day, a woman made a fine very apple strudel. She shared that strudel with an artist, who in turn gifted her with a painting. Now, that painting is up at auction and experts estimate it will earn the woman’s daughter somewhere between $15,000 – $20,000. That artist? William Kurelek. That strudel? Damn fine, apparently.

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  • Kickstarter of the Week: Mama Calendar

    Kickstarter of the Week: Mama Calendar

    The new year is right around the corner and you need a new calendar. Take a peek at the farthest thing from that commercial mall kiosk with the Mama Calendar: a calendar about and for progressive, feminist, activist mothers and their families, friends, and allies everywhere. Coleen Murphy’s Kickstarter for Mama Calendar: 2015 Edition aims to get this year’s edition

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  • If It Looks Like a Duck…

    If It Looks Like a Duck…

    Last weekend I attended the Inspire Toronto Book Fair where I had the opportunity to sit in on a panel featuring Ryan North, Kate Beaton and Chip Zdarsky. During the panel Zdarsky mentioned he would be working on an upcoming project for Marvel. As a big fan of his, I was desperate to find out

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  • Kid Comics Go to Class: Math Problems

    Kid Comics Go to Class: Math Problems

    I hate math. Do not even come near me with talk of logarithms, imaginary numbers, or cosines. Making my way through math classes was like a miserable walk up a hill on a muggy, bug-infested day. Even now, the only math problems I can wrap my head around are story problems. Give me a narrative

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  • Cook Your Comics: Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 2

    Cook Your Comics: Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 2

    Previously, in Cook Your Comics Thanksgiving Spectacular, Part 1: If you’re going to feed the whole Justice League and Society, you’re going to need a lot of casseroles. Okay, so we’re not quite done with casseroles. If you live in the northern U.S., casseroles are known as a “hot dish” which makes sense because it’s

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  • Reviews Roulette: Stumptown Secrets

    Reviews Roulette: Stumptown Secrets

    My So-Called Secret Identity Issue #5 Will Brooker (W) Suze Shore & Sarah Zaidan (A) Red Cat Comics I had no previous knowledge or expectations for this comic. These are my spontaneous reactions while reading it.

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  • Raised and Raising Geek: Romona and Wendy Talk Geek Parenting

    Raised and Raising Geek: Romona and Wendy Talk Geek Parenting

    WWAC Staff Writers Romona Williams and Wendy Browne are not only geeks, but geek moms. Including geek culture in their kids’ lives is crucial to their parenting. In this article, they answer some questions about geek parenting and provide great ideas for resources and talking with your kids about the more difficult issues that come up

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  • The Twin Peaks Log: S.1 E.5

    The Twin Peaks Log: S.1 E.5

    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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  • Thought Bubble Cosplay

    Thought Bubble Cosplay

    This weekend just past, Kelly Kanayama and I were both in Leeds, at Thought Bubble: the UK’s premier comics convention? I can’t promise that’s a fact, but hot damn, it’s a great con. Much content coming on that subject! But that’s for later. Thought Bubble does not have a very heavy cosplay focus; it’s the sparsest UK

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