• Across the Ocean: Izneo Pubwatch June

    Across the Ocean: Izneo Pubwatch June0

    Welcome to the June Izneo Pubwatch! We at WWAC have been diving into the latest in European graphic novels translated into English, and I can’t wait to share with you my latest finds. There are also some exciting offers from Izneo this month that you might enjoy. As always, if you haven’t had time yet,

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  • Fainted When She Saw My Body: Social Construction of Monstrousness in Saga

    Fainted When She Saw My Body: Social Construction of Monstrousness in Saga0

    What is a monster? The easy answer is an “unnatural” being—your zombies, ghosts, or vampires. Stories from Frankenstein to The Walking Dead showcase the idea that humans can become monstrous through action, perhaps even more monstrous than the undead. Critics like David J. Skal and Stephen King argue that fictional monsters are metaphors, vehicles to

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  • 4 Takes On VIKI’s New Series: Dramaworld

    4 Takes On VIKI’s New Series: Dramaworld4

    • April 21, 2016

    Women Write About Comics was given the opportunity to watch the first two episodes of VIKI’s new series, Dramaworld, ahead of its release on Sunday, April 17th. Angel gives an overview of the show and its context while Aimee, Angel, Claire (who will go by “Real Claire” for this review, because the show stole her name), and I

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  • Feature Films At The 2016 Canadian Film Fest

    Feature Films At The 2016 Canadian Film Fest0

    • April 1, 2016

    The Canadian Film Fest is an event set in Toronto celebrating Canadian filmmakers where they can showcase their work and network with others in the industry. A non-profit organization, Canadian Film Fest hopes to inspire these filmmakers to continue making motion pictures and to expose Canadian audiences to independent works. We have created an annual film festival

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  • Short Films At The 2016 Canadian Film Fest

    Short Films At The 2016 Canadian Film Fest1

    • March 30, 2016

    The Canadian Film Fest is an event set in Toronto celebrating Canadian filmmakers where they can showcase their work and network with others in the industry. A non-profit organization, Canadian Film Fest hopes to inspire these filmmakers to continue making motion pictures and to expose Canadian audiences to independent works. We have created an annual film festival

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  • Canada Reads: In Defence of Saleema Nawaz’s Bone & Bread

    Canada Reads: In Defence of Saleema Nawaz’s Bone & Bread0

    Bone & Bread was first published in 2012, but four years later it still feels timely. It opens with Beena coping with the death of her younger sister, Sadhana, but as it goes on it tells the story of their lives, from when they were children to when Beena’s own child is getting ready to

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