• Con Season Survival Guide: The Wash Your Damn Hands Edition

    Con Season Survival Guide: The Wash Your Damn Hands Edition0

    Here we go again. Comic convention season in North America has begun, with major events like C2E2 taking place last week and Emerald City Comic Con kicking off on March 12. This means it’s a good time for us to dredge up our very useful convention season survival guide on how to make it through

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  • The Strongest Hero, A Lonely Hero: Depression and Anxiety in One-Punch Man

    The Strongest Hero, A Lonely Hero: Depression and Anxiety in One-Punch Man2

    In the first volume of the One-Punch Man manga, the main protagonist Saitama faces a villainous monster claiming to be the strongest being in existence. Instead of boasting, the villain ruminates about the death of his older brother and realizes that obtaining superhuman strength has cost him greatly. When Saitama jumps into frame to defeat

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  • What Would Trumpcare Do To U.S. Comics?

    What Would Trumpcare Do To U.S. Comics?0

    The senate will vote on the AHCA (American Health Care Act) bill after they return from their July fourth recess. The controversy surrounding this bill is vast and has many Americans concerned about their future. Rightly so, as it seeks to overturn protections put in place by the previous administration to help cover people who may

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  • Book Beat: Mental Health, Feminism, and Dissent

    Book Beat: Mental Health, Feminism, and Dissent0

    • March 23, 2017

    Hello again, readers! The week before last, I suggested borrowing books with both female protagonists and authors. This week, I suggest reading for mental health, but I don’t necessarily mean self-help books. For instance, I recently went by my local library’s book sale and bought a book of Irish myths, a copy of The Alchemist

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  • We Conceive: Rachel Masilamani’s NON PARTUM

    We Conceive: Rachel Masilamani’s NON PARTUM0

    “We Conceive” is the last update in Rachel Masilamani’s NON PARTUM series, published by Mutha Magazine in June of 2015. While I’d been writing about the series, one by one, as it came out, I fell off by the time this one came out, because certain elements of Masilimani’s comic about health, trauma, and trying to

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  • Not Gaming: Always On My Mind

    Not Gaming: Always On My Mind0

    Recently, I haven’t had a lot of time to game. I don’t mean that I haven’t thumbed around on a phone game or two, because we all know I’m obsessed with certain brightly colored addictive interactives, but I mean really game. There’s just been too much going on, what with the US election, my dissolving health, and my

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