• Cayti Bourquin and Yishan Li’s Paradox Girl Makes Time for Top Cow

    Cayti Bourquin and Yishan Li’s Paradox Girl Makes Time for Top Cow0

    Paradox Girl is her own worst enemy. Literally. With the power to accurately teleport through time and space on a whim, with not a care in the world and no consequences to worry about, this superhero is a recipe for fun and funny disaster. After two successful Kickstarters, the six-issue series will be published in

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  • Lettering Inspirations and Approach with Caitlin Yarsky

    Lettering Inspirations and Approach with Caitlin Yarsky0

    Caitlin Yarsky isn’t a comic book letterer by profession, but it was her lettering as much as her spectacular illustrations in Coyotes from Image Comics that caught my eye. In fact, her unique lettering style is what prompted my recent hyper focus on the art of comic book lettering in this “By the Letters” series. Typically,

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  • Monstress and the Problem of Women in Pain

    Monstress and the Problem of Women in Pain0

    Please note this post contains discussion of violence against women. Also, spoiler alert for Monstress. Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Monstress has—justifiably—been on fire lately. It won heaps of accolades at the 2018 Eisner Awards and major love and respect from readers. Liu was the first woman to win the Best Writer award (about time),

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  • Oliver #1 Doesn’t Leave Me Asking For More

    Oliver #1 Doesn’t Leave Me Asking For More0

    Oliver #1 Gary Whitta (Writer) Darick Robertson (Artist) Image Comics January 23, 2019 In the opening of David Lean’s 1948 adaptation of Oliver Twist, the titular character’s mother—pregnant, exhausted, and alone—trudges down a dirt road on a stormy night. Black trees and thorns sway beneath cloudy skies. A blast of wind freezes her in her

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  • Vindication #1 Has A Chip On Its Shoulder

    Vindication #1 Has A Chip On Its Shoulder0

    Vindication #1 MD Marie (Writer), Carlos Miko (Artist), Dema Jr (Artist), Thiago Goncalves (Colours), Troy Peteri (Letters) Image Comics 6 February, 2019 Turn Washington was just a teenager when he was sentenced to life in prison for killing a young woman. Ten years later, new evidence helps overturn Turn’s conviction. Now exonerated, Turn looks forward

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  • WWAC’s Favorite Big Press Comics of 2018

    WWAC’s Favorite Big Press Comics of 20180

    Well, the corpses of Christmas Trees are littering the sidewalk and all the champagne bottles have been popped, so as we usher in 2019 it seems the perfect time for quiet reflection. But not on New Year’s Resolutions, silly. On comic books! WWAC has rounded up its contributors to share their favorite big press comics

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