• Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions is Girl Power Personified

    Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions is Girl Power Personified0

    Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #2 “Face Off” Sarah Kuhn (Writer), Siobhan Keenan (Artist), Shawn Lee (Letters) “Stargirl” Sarah Winifred Searle (Writer and Artist), Shawn Lee (Letters) IDW December 27, 2017 The newest Jem and the Holograms series is an anthology of stories featuring the eponymous group and their musical rivals, the Misfits. Each issue

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  • Star Wars Adventures’ Princess Leia: Enjoyable Throwback to the Classic Trilogy

    Star Wars Adventures’ Princess Leia: Enjoyable Throwback to the Classic Trilogy0

    Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny – Princess Leia Elsa Charretier (Writer and Artist). Pierrick Colinet (Writer), Sarah Stern (Colourer), Tom B. Long (Letterer) IDW January 3, 2018 Since 2015, we have had the pleasure of receiving a new Star Wars film every year. This is exciting for established fans who now not only have

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  • Misfit City Is My Favorite New Series from BOOM! Box

    Misfit City Is My Favorite New Series from BOOM! Box0

    Misfit City Kerstin “Kiwi” Smith (writer), Kurt Lustgarten (writer), Naomi Franquiz (artist), Brittany Peer (colorist), Jim Campbell (letterer) BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios Misfit City is my favorite new series from BOOM! Box. The story focuses on a small group of teen girls in a coastal Oregon town made famous by an ‘80’s

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  • Yoko Tsuno is a Heroine On the Edge

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    Yoko Tsuno: On the Edge of Life Roger Leloup (Writer and Artist) Cinebook August 16, 2007 There is something special about Franco-Belgian comics from the 1970s. The comics of Spirou Magazine, Tintin, and Pilote solidified the dominance of Franco-Belgian comics into the modern era. Large format, long-form narrative storytelling, complex characters, and clean, clear artistic

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  • Women Making Comics: Melina Chavarria and Jean Marie Pilario talk Creating Positive Latinx Representation in Comics

    Women Making Comics: Melina Chavarria and Jean Marie Pilario talk Creating Positive Latinx Representation in Comics0

    Comics have long been (incorrectly) seen as the realm of homogeneous white male creators. It’s not that marginalized creators haven’t always been making incredible comics, but that they have been exactly that: marginalized. Whether it’s the lack of representation in Big Two comics—Marvel infamously didn’t hire a black woman to write a single comic until

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  • Timing is Everything for Monstro Mechanica

    Timing is Everything for Monstro Mechanica0

    Monstro Mechanica #1 Paul Allor (writer), Chris Evenhuis (artist), Sjan Weijers (colorist) Aftershock December 2017 In late fifteenth-century Florence, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci’s apprentice Isabel struggles to keep her teacher safe from the world and the world safe from him when the inventor finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place: the Medicis

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