• 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,

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  • Snap Flash Hustle: Milennial American Josei

    Snap Flash Hustle: Milennial American Josei0

    Snap Flash Hustle #1 Jim Campbell (letterer), Emily Pearson (artist), Pat Shand (writer) Black Mask December 5, 2018 Snap Flash Hustle is pure josei, the josei-est American comic book I’ve had the catharsis to read.

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  • The Perfect Squirrel Girl Shirt And Other Stories

    The Perfect Squirrel Girl Shirt And Other Stories1

    It’s gift-guide season, and all through the house, we’ve got presents wrapping while we scream “what else??” The listicles listing the things we could buy make us ponder and wonder and start to ask why— Is it worth it to buy things all branded and fine? Are Pop Vinyls worth much when they lose Christmas

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  • All Alone, More Or Less: Void Trip’s Fun, Fun, Fun

    All Alone, More Or Less: Void Trip’s Fun, Fun, Fun0

    Void Trip #1 Ryan O’Sullivan (Writer), Plaid Klaus (Artist), Aditya Bidikar (Letterer) Image Comics November 22, 2017 The first issue of Void Trip, a comic, releases on November 22nd, the same week (Probably? The full schedule remains unannounced) season twelve of Red Dwarf finishes its first airing. Why’s that a relevant matter? I will tell you.

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  • VANS X PEANUTS: Comics You Can Wear

    VANS X PEANUTS: Comics You Can Wear0

    I was meandering around a shop looking for backpacks when I stopped, quite startled with delight. I had seen the Snoopy Shoe: the best of shoes. Behold it now. Scream! I love it. It’s two things at once. Vans x Peanuts is a whole line; popular with the YouTube sneaks-review set, a collaboration between the skate

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  • Totally Buggin’ for Clueless: Senior Year

    Totally Buggin’ for Clueless: Senior Year0

    Clueless: Senior Year Amber Benson and Sarah Kuhn (Writers), Siobhan Keenan (Artist), Shan Murphy (Colorist), Jim Campbell (Letterer) Based on characters created by Amy Heckerling BOOM! Studios August 23, 2017 Spoiler Alert: Plot details below

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