• Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions is Girl Power Personified

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    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

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    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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  • Quarry’s War and the Inescapable Trap of Convention

    Quarry’s War and the Inescapable Trap of Convention0

    Quarry’s War #1 Max Allan Collins (Writer), Szymon Kudranski (Artist), Guy Major (Colorist), Comicraft (Letterer), Charles Ardai (Consulting Editor) Hard Case Crime / Titan Comics 29 November 2017 If you’re like me, you may not be overly familiar with Quarry, the series of novels that inspired this comic, or the fact that it has also

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  • The Comic Book History of Comics #1: Fun, Detailed but Limited

    The Comic Book History of Comics #1: Fun, Detailed but Limited0

    The Comic Book History of Comics: Comics For All #1 Fred Van Lente (Writer and Letters), Ryan Dunlavey (Artist), Adam Guzowski (Colours) IDW December 20, 2017 We all know the term “graphic novel.” Most of us have graphic novels on our bookshelves. But where did this term originate? How did comic strips lead to comic

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  • Not a Hero’s Journey: Queer vs Normative Storytelling in Devilman

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    This article does not contain outright spoilers, so feel free to read it whether you’ve experienced any incarnation of Devilman or not. It does however imply the directions things take, so bear that in mind if you want to go into the series completely ‘blind’. My title means a few things, but one of them

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  • I Don’t Want Sexy Leia Comics

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    Sexy Princess Leia is bad. Sexy General Leia might be even worse. (If you’ve come across sexy General Leia art, don’t tell me.) Late last year, Carrie Fisher died. She was sixty-one. This week her last on-screen performance, as General Leia Organa, leader of the Resistance, hits theatres. The Last Jedi is—not by design, though

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