• Dogears: In the Beginning (there were short book reviews)

    Dogears: In the Beginning (there were short book reviews)0

    Our first short book reviews collection! Every month Dogears will bring you bite-sized, bookish satisfaction. This month, we’re talking SF, fantasy, and YA. Southern Reach: Authority Jeff Vandermeer FSG Originals This trilogy, all completed and being released over the course of the year, has become my must-read books list of 2014. The story revolves around

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  • Short & Sweet: Into The Woods1

    Dolltopia Abby Denson Green Candy Press Dolltopia is a society for weary dolls. Dolls that are tired of being forced into tired gender roles, constantly smiling no matter what they feel, and living out warped human fantasies of what life is supposed to be like. The story follows Kitty from the time she is assembled

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  • That Goddamn Flash Trailer

    That Goddamn Flash Trailer0

    As David Uzumeri said to me on Twitter, “not just me!” We are apparently alone in our disdain for the CW’s upcoming Flash television series. Team Superhero, you have lost me with this one — a bloodless, note-perfect execution of one superhero trope after another. But little more than that. We open with a slow pan

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  • Review: X-Men: No More Humans0

    X-Men: No More Humans Mike Carey, Salvador Larroca Marvel Comics 2014 “No more mutants” was the cry heard ‘round the Marvel Universe, when the conclusion to the “House of M” event in 2005 decimated the mutant population and made the X-Men bigger outcasts than they had ever been before. X-Men: No More Humans obviously wants

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  • Buffalo Minotaurs! Or Buffalotaurs? Minoffalo?

    Buffalo Minotaurs! Or Buffalotaurs? Minoffalo?0

    Manifest Destiny Chris Dingess, Matthew Roberts, Owen Gieni, and Pat Brousseau Image Comics Until reading this, I never gave Lewis and Clark much thought. There was that IMAX movie about their expedition a few years ago but it seemed like the whole thing was pretty dry. Just two guys walking slowly across the country with a

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  • The New Wonder Woman and Greek Mythology

    The New Wonder Woman and Greek Mythology6

    Wonder Woman’s current run is rich with greek mythology. Before, Diana was born from clay and her mother Hippolyta’s desire to have a daughter. In 2011, though, DC Comics revamped its entire universe, that now is called the New 52. In this new take on the character by writer Brian Azzarello and artist Cliff Chiang,

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