• The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats, Piracy, and Historically Accurate Feminism

    The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats, Piracy, and Historically Accurate Feminism0

    The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy Mackenzi Lee Katherine Tegen Books October 2nd 2018 About halfway through The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy, the protagonist looks into a mirror and is struck with a case of nerves. She’s about to meet a personal hero, and her appearance falls well short of standard. But

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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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  • History Has Its Eyes on Us: A Hamilton Fan Reviews Declaration #1

    History Has Its Eyes on Us: A Hamilton Fan Reviews Declaration #10

    Declaration #1 Josh Trujillo (Writer), Levi Hastings (Artist) Lost His Keys Man Comics November 2nd, 2016 It’s a foregone conclusion that in this post-Hamilton era, any new media set during America’s Revolutionary War is now forever going to draw comparisons to said musical and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more than likely fall short. However, with

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  • Emotional Survivalism & Powdered Sherbet: How to Survive in the North

    Emotional Survivalism & Powdered Sherbet: How to Survive in the North0

    How to Survive in the North Luke Healy NoBrow November 2016 Disclaimer: This review is based on a review copy provided by the publisher. I’ve never been satisfied with sayings like you don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone. Why bother having the saying if the meaning isn’t possible to apply preemptively? I am

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  • Trading Outpost: Pan(demonium) et Circenses

    Trading Outpost: Pan(demonium) et Circenses0

    Editor’s note: This installation of The Trades is comedically late, through no fault of your delightful host’s. Look for another Trades soon–and forgive a poor editor her trespasses. It’s The Trading Outpost, an extension of The Trades, with your friend, me, FST. The Trades is me and Aaron doing a podcast where we talk about comics and

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  • Review: Delilah Dirk and The King’s Shilling

    Review: Delilah Dirk and The King’s Shilling0

    Delilah Dirk & The King’s Shilling Tony Cliff First Second March 8th, 2016 Disclaimer: This review is based on an advanced copy from the publisher and may contain spoilers. Just as I finished reading Delilah Dirk and The King’s Shilling, it was announced that Disney acquired the film rights to the comic series by Tony Cliff. Set in the

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