• A Good Roundtable on The Good War

    A Good Roundtable on The Good War2

    “The Good War” is a comic collaboration between cartoonist Mike Dawson and MSNBC anchor and author Chris Hayes, examining how WWII nostalgia played a part in post-9/11 pop culture and political messaging. Published on The Nib, “The Good War” adapts Chris Hayes’ piece “The Good War on Terror,” published by In These Times in 2006

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  • Previously On Comics: Canon, Stan, and Protecting the Innocent

    Previously On Comics: Canon, Stan, and Protecting the Innocent0

    Good morning! Did you know Gambit nearly came out as bisexual? It was one of James Asmus’ ideas for his Gambit solo book in 2012. Marvel editorial nixed the idea, though, because it would have “redefined the character.” Subtext? What subtext? My curse to always and forever write about harassment in the news continues, as

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  • Grey Area: This Island Earth and Aliens in America

    Grey Area: This Island Earth and Aliens in America0

    Grey Area: This Island Earth Dan Abnett (Writer), Karl Richardson, Lee Carter, Patrick Goddard (Artists), Len O’Grady, Abigail Bulmer (Colourists), Ellie De Ville (Letterer) 2000 AD 11 January 2018 Grey Area started in 2000 AD, after a pilot episode during Prog 2012. It has featured on and off since then, and focuses upon the Exo

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  • The 9 Weirdest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures

    The 9 Weirdest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures3

    • January 13, 2018

    The ’80s were a wild time for cartoons. Driven by toy sales and draconian advertising laws that restricted toy adverts aimed at kids, this wild west mentality led to some of the best and most beloved kids’ Saturday morning classics like Transformers, G.I. Joe, He-Man, and on the tail end of all of that was

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  • Keeping the “Comics” in Comic Con for 2018

    Keeping the “Comics” in Comic Con for 20181

    In 2017, I attended 11 conventions. As you might expect, I love conventions! I attend all types of them – comic cons, pop culture conventions, gaming conventions, and fan-run conventions. I’m involved in all different aspects of cons, too — I’ve been as a writer, as a panelist, as a volunteer, as program staff, and

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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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