• Urban Legends with the Crystal Gems: Review of Steven Universe #1

    Urban Legends with the Crystal Gems: Review of Steven Universe #10

    Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems #1 Josceline Fenton (writer), Chrystin Garland (illustrator), Leigh Luna (colorist), Jim Campbell (letters), Kat Leyh (cover) Kaboom! March 16, 2016 Disclaimer: A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher, and this review contains spoilers. In Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems, Steven treats the Gems to

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  • Prison vs Vision, B-Movies & Surprise: Comic Book Reading Diary

    Prison vs Vision, B-Movies & Surprise: Comic Book Reading Diary0

    I went to the comic shop for the first time in a year! Things are looking good there—the spined books are shelved by genre now. In my opinion, that’s the best way to do it. What do you think? Single issues, lacking spines, and thus unshelvable, are laid out on a full wall (kids’ section

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  • Incredible Indie Tuesday: Crossover to the Max!

    Incredible Indie Tuesday: Crossover to the Max!1

    I’ve been a fan of Lumberjanes from the start. A ragtag group of queer ladies kicking supernatural butt? In a comic for kids? Yes, please! Since its launch in 2015, it has become one of my favorite comics. If I’m being honest, it’s what really drew my attention to Boom! Studios in the first place.

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  • Review: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Issue #0

    Review: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Issue #03

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 Kyle Higgins (Writer), Hendry Prasetya (Illustrator), Matt Herms (Colourist), Ed Dukeshire (Letterer) for BOOM! January 13, 2016 I’m going to make something very clear first and foremost: I love Power Rangers. Maybe a little too much. I’ve been a fan since the very beginning—Saban’s Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers—as a fresh-faced chubby kindergartener,

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  • Feminism and Realism in John Allison’s Giant Days

    Feminism and Realism in John Allison’s Giant Days4

    Amongst the barrage of “best of” comics lists that closed out 2015, I was delighted to see John Allison’s Giant Days pop up in multiple places. The comic follows three friends—Esther De Groot, Susan Ptolemy, and Daisy Wooton—as they navigate their emotionally and academically tumultuous first year of university (a.k.a. college, for the Americans like

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  • Review: Toil & Trouble #3

    Review: Toil & Trouble #30

    Toil & Trouble #3 Mairghread Scott (script), Kelly & Nichole Matthews (art), Warrent Montgomery (letters), Kyla Vanderklugt (cover) Archaia November 4, 2015 This issue, the midway point of this miniseries, finally reveals one of the most contested characters of Shakespeare’s canon—the engimatic Lady Macbeth.

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