• Cover Girl: Why Doesn’t Riri Williams Look 15?

    Cover Girl: Why Doesn’t Riri Williams Look 15?0

    This J. Scott Campbell Midtown Comics variant cover for Invincible Iron Man depicts 15 year old Riri Williams in the same outfit as she wore on the cover that introduced her to us. She has the same hairstyle, the same earrings. Instead of the ghost of Stark’s past in the background, there’s an industrial robotic

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  • Frontier #12: Kelly Kwang — It’s the Aesthetic

    Frontier #12: Kelly Kwang — It’s the Aesthetic0

    Frontier #12: Kelly Kwang Kelly Kwang Youth In Decline May, 2016 When I recommend Frontier to people, I say that it’s an anthology of comics and art books by interesting indie cartoonists. This issue, Kelly Kwang’s first published work, is a bit more art book than illustrated story. It’s still a comic, though, so don’t

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  • Can a Bad Anime Be Art? Heat Guy J

    Can a Bad Anime Be Art? Heat Guy J0

    Heat Guy J was a twenty-six episode animated series that aired in Japan in 2002 and wasn’t particularly well-received. For whatever reason, possibly in recognition of the positive reception director Kazuki Akane had previously enjoyed in the West through Escaflowne, it was exported anyway. Box sets with dub and sub experiences available were later sold

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