• 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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  • 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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  • Rosie’s Dynamite Round-Up: Joke’s Over Edition

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    Hello! Comic book adventurers! It’s me Rosie, back once again with your regular Dynamite comics roundup. We here at Women Write About Comics are dedicated to unpacking the complex parts of the industry and unwrapping the underwhelming gift that is comics, so we can all enjoy/despair about it together! So, here we are, with another

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  • Tomb Raider: Survivor’s Crusade #1 – An Archaeologist’s Take

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    Tomb Raider: Survivor’s Crusade #1 Jackson Lanzing (Script), Collin Kelly (Script), Ashley A. Woods (Line Art), Michael Atiyeh (Colors), Michael Heisler (Lettering), Hannah Fisher (Cover Art) Dark Horse Comics November 22, 2017 Tomb Raider: Survivor’s Crusade #1 is the first comic in a new Lara Croft series, making it a good spot for readers new

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  • Women in Men’s World: The Feminism of Basara

    Women in Men’s World: The Feminism of Basara0

    Stories about gender and women have always fascinated me. Seek me out as a kid and you’d find me watching Mulan with a copy of Bruce Coville’s The Dragonslayers clutched to my chest. Discovering a relatively obscure series called Basara during my college years was just an extension of that. Basara follows the journey of

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