News & Things: Awesome Art

21st Century Tank Girl on Kickstarter Original co-creator Alan Martin’s campaign to create an all-new Tank Girl book. Although it’s Alan’s project, original co-creator Jaime Hewlett has agreed to do art for the covers. Bra Week Features Busty Girl Comics Over the next week or so, Autostraddle covers the topic near and dear to our…

News & Things: Hellfighters and Snow Queens

New Book on Black WWII Soldiers Combines History and Entertainment Coming from World War Z author Max Brooks and Uber artist Canaan White, the new graphic novel Harlem Hellfighters follows the black soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment who fought in World War One. Amidst the history of war comics, black and other minority members of the…

FCBD: 8th Dimension Comics

Annie Bulloch, 8th Dimension Comics, Texas You know Annie from her excellent Cook Your Comics recipes, here on WWAC — but a number of our twitter followers (f’rex: this one) also know her from her role at 8th Dimension Comics, where she’s co-owner. Putting her shop hat on, she answered our FCBD survey! How long have…

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Buffy Challenge Season 6

Season 6 Character Arc: Slayer Returned, To Slayer Alive The season, while PLAGUED with issues (see what to Watch Out For), has a tight plot, and is a fast paced emotional roller coaster. SERIOUS FEELS AHOY. Watch For: Dawn breathing fire, floating Tara is made “COME plete” *wink wink nudge nudge,* and Dark Willow—which is WAY…

London Super Comic Con: Day 2 Diary

 London Super Comic Con: Day 2 Diary – The Rundown Panels: The Return of Miracleman (Marvelman), Avatar Press and Max Brooks: Uncut, Creativity in Comics. Geek wear: Batman top from Junk Food, Batman shoes from Converse, Spider sweater. Free stuff: Limited edition Chew print, signed by Rob Guillory.   “I AM SO SLEEPY,” my notes…

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Buffy Challenge Season 5

Season 5 Character Arc: Stand Alone Sister to Sacrifice This season is almost all plot and very little monster o’ the week. Basically if you aren’t completely sucked in by the Glory/Spike/family issues story-lines, Buffy isn’t for you anymore, because there aren’t any haunted houses or spooky children to get by on. But you should…

News & Things: Wolverine, Elves, and the God of Manga

News Osamu Tezuka Erotic Drawings Found The daughter of the late Tezuka, frequently called “the god of manga,” unlocked a desk belonging to the artist which contained “a half-eaten piece of chocolate, a handwritten essay about Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and a bag of sketches, including a stash of erotic drawings by Tezuka.” ECC’s Broadening Comics Readership…

Kickstarter of the Week: Family Portraits

The video opening for the Family Portraits Kickstarter draws you in right from the start. Sam appears waving before the camera, then wearing a sweater vest, button down shirt and glasses he addresses the camera saying: “Hi, my name’s Sam and I’ve been drawing since I was a little girl.” Using different comic styles, Sam’s…

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Buffy Challenge: Season 4

Season 4 Character Arc: Fish out of Water to Rebel with a Cause Setting: UC Sunnydale Plotwise the beginning of the season isn’t my fave. On one hand college! And Spike! On the other hand Riley never really did it for me. Yeah, I’m not really for the AW SHUCKS, MA’AM types. At least not…

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