• Seeing Surrealism in Comics

    Seeing Surrealism in Comics1

    I started researching Surrealism, more specifically Women Surrealists, over ten years ago, writing both my M.A. dissertation and then my PhD thesis on the subject. I have a particular interest with Surrealism’s connections to the female body, fashion, and magic/alchemy/witchcraft, but the movement is wide and its influence felt in many places. As a result,

  • An Interview With Sarah Stern, Comics Person

    An Interview With Sarah Stern, Comics Person0

    Sarah Stern has provided the rich color work I’ve appreciated in many BOOM! titles, including Goldie Vance and Giant Days. At FlameCon this summer, I was excited to meet her and to be introduced to her webcomic, Cindersong. Sarah, whose business card reads, “Comics Person,” balances between solo work on Cindersong and color work on various

  • A Hell Of An Innocent: Great Art, Good Story, Poor Ending

    A Hell Of An Innocent: Great Art, Good Story, Poor Ending0

    A Hell Of An Innocent Zidrou (Writer), Philippe Berthet (Artist), Dargaud (Belgium), Europe Comics (English) 18 April, 2018 Disclaimer: Izneo has provided WWAC with a VIP Access Pass. The small city of Dubbo, New South Wales, hasn’t seen much crime in its day. But the one crime that has lived with its residents, and continues

  • Black Comix Returns With A Bang!

    Black Comix Returns With A Bang!0

    Black Comix Returns Damian Duffy (curator) & John Jennings (curator) The Magnetic Collection at Lion Forge (Publisher) Release Date: February 20, 2018 The comics world is often a homogenous mix of the same white male writers and creators, making the same comics. Often PoC are not recruited to tell their own stories. In 2017 Roxane

  • Paradiso is a Post-Apocalyptic Breath of Fresh Air

    Paradiso is a Post-Apocalyptic Breath of Fresh Air1

    Paradiso Aditya Bidikar (letterer), Dearbhla Kelly (colorist), Devmalya Pramanik (writer), Alex Sollazzo (colorist), Ram V (writer) Image Comics December 6, 2017 Inspired by a road trip, writer Ram V and his architect friend Rajiv Bhakat set off to see historic cities across India. The result is Paradiso, a comic unlike any other. Set in a

  • Kat Tsai: Visible Woman

    Kat Tsai: Visible Woman0

    Her imagery invokes a magic conjured by hushed shades and bright pastels. There is a strong sense of colorful harmony to each one of her illustrations, to each panel of her self-produced comics. The palettes chosen for different themes, times of day, and character design have a symmetry to them that draws the eye into