• 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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  • MD Marie Talks Vindication, Creativity, and Why She’s Like a Rubik’s Cube

    MD Marie Talks Vindication, Creativity, and Why She’s Like a Rubik’s Cube0

    Science fiction and steampunk author MD Marie is best known for her series The Saints of Winter Valley, described as the Wild West meets Judge Dredd meets the Terminator, as  well as Cinders of Angels, a thriller about a woman who gains superpowers trying to save her sister, set against the backdrop of a battle between

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  • Bitter Root #1: A Monstrously Vibrant Swing into the Harlem Renaissance

    Bitter Root #1: A Monstrously Vibrant Swing into the Harlem Renaissance0

    Bitter Root #1 Chuck Brown (writer), Sanford Greene (artist), David F. Walker (writer) Image Comics November 14, 2018 A copy of this comic was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. The 1920s brought the social, intellectual, and artistic explosion known as the Harlem Renaissance in New York. Apparently, unbeknownst to those

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  • Prism Stalker: A Primer on a Sordid Past

    Prism Stalker: A Primer on a Sordid Past0

    Content Warning: Generational/Historical Trauma I am not North American Indigenous. However, the least I can do as someone who lives on occupied land is to learn the history of, and about, the peoples who are Native to the North American Continent and advocate for others to learn more through my academic research on Native American boarding

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