• Artemis and the Assassin #1 Hits the Wrong Target

    Artemis and the Assassin #1 Hits the Wrong Target1

    Nothing captures my attention more in a comic than when creators introduce a strong, competent woman in the first few pages of new series, ass first. Obviously that’s a lie. Well, not exactly. It does capture my attention but for the wrong reasons. It’s a good butt. It’s a butt that the artists drew with

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  • PEOW is Publishing Wildly Creative Comics for Everyone

    PEOW is Publishing Wildly Creative Comics for Everyone0

    When I look for new comics or zines in a shop, at a festival, or online, I tend to browse wildly and pick up anything that catches my eye. We are blessed to live in a comics era filled with small presses and distros that are putting a variety of wild, creative work out into

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  • Pound for Pound Is an MMA Comic that Doesn’t Pull its Punches

    Pound for Pound Is an MMA Comic that Doesn’t Pull its Punches0

    TV writer and producer Natalie Chaidez joins Southern Cross artist Andy Belanger for her first comics offering. Pound for Pound explores the seedy world of underground MMA, the effects of past traumas, and manages to include more than one horrifying cult. The book tries to meld fast, violent action with emotional struggle whilst taking a

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  • Sex Criminals #26: The Long-Awaited Cumback

    Sex Criminals #26: The Long-Awaited Cumback0

    Your favourite comic about time-stopping sex criminals is back from its 19-month hiatus for a final 7-issue arc called “Six Criminals.” Issue #26 is stuffed *wink* full of everything makes this series great: melancholy, introspection, childhood trauma, and roller rinks, of course!

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  • Breaking In! Daredevil #261

    Breaking In! Daredevil #2610

    Daredevil #261 Ann Nocenti (writer), John Romita Jr. (penciler), Joe Rosen (letterer), Al Williamson (inker), and Greg Wright (colourist) Marvel Comics December 1988 Before I watched any of the Daredevil Netflix show, I knew two things about Matt Murdock from my comic friends. First, at one point in time he fights a vacuum cleaner, and second, he

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  • Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve

    Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve0

    Stage Dreams Mel Gillman Lerner Publishing/Graphic Universe September 3, 2019 A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Three years ago, I interviewed incredible color pencil artist Mel Gillman about Stage Dreams, a young adult graphic novel they were drawing for Lerner Publishing’s imprint, Graphic Universe.

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