• Top Indies, Small Press, and Webcomics of 2016

    Top Indies, Small Press, and Webcomics of 20160

    I asked our small press comics fans to tell me not what the best comics of 2016 were, but which ones were their favourites. Here’s what they said: Mattress Stiff With Blood Tom McHenry Self-published There’s something that’s incredibly natural about the cartooning Tom McHenry does in this work—everything flows so seamlessly from one topic to

  • Our Favorite Games of 2016

    Our Favorite Games of 20160

    This year has seen the release of some incredible games. Incredible in every sense–we’ve seen games we never thought would come out (The Last Guardian, Final Fantasy XV), games that we never expected to love so much (Overwatch), and games that probably could have benefited from a little more time in the oven (No Man’s

  • WWAC’s Favorite Big Press Comics of 2016

    WWAC’s Favorite Big Press Comics of 20162

    Southern Cross Becky Cloonan (Writer and Cover Artist), Andy Belanger and Lee Loughridge (Artists) Image Comics Southern Cross looked like something I would not like. For all of my love of things beginning with Star (Wars, Trek, etc.), I’m actually pretty afraid of space. And space stories where scary stuff happens? Certainly too frightening. Wrong! This is

  • Catching Up With The Third Doctor #3

    Catching Up With The Third Doctor #30

    The Third Doctor #3 Paul Cornell (Writer), Christopher Jones (Artist), Hi-Fi (Colors) Titan Comics November 30th, 2016 Have you been reading The Third Doctor? Now is the perfect time to dive in and get caught up. If the first three issues don’t get you hooked, the big reveal at the end of this issue will surely keep

  • Juliet Looks Through a Fishtank at Romeo: Romance Manga Aquarium

    Juliet Looks Through a Fishtank at Romeo: Romance Manga Aquarium0

    There’s a sweet and lovely feminism to the shoujo romance stories found in Tomoko Taniguchi’s Aquarium. Femininity is their strength. Tomoko Taniguchi was active in the Japanese market by the early nineties, but those same stories experienced a second, translated wind a decade later, in the bubble days of the American manga market. There’s very

  • Rogue One Aims High (Spoiler-Free Review)

    Rogue One Aims High (Spoiler-Free Review)1

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Directed by Gareth Edwards Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn Disney December 16, 2016 It’s hard for me to be critical about the new generation of Star Wars films because they fill a hole in my fangirl heart. It’s Star Wars, but