• To All the Cons We Loved This Year

    To All the Cons We Loved This Year0

    I went to a lot of cons this year. So many cons. I attended SDCC for the first time, flew to New York for the second year of FlameCon, did some shopping at TCAF, some press and panels at FanExpo, and covered several of Toronto’s hundred-odd film festivals. I’m not a fan of cons, generally, especially

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  • Inspiring Women in Comics: Publisher Edition

    Inspiring Women in Comics: Publisher Edition0

    Meg Lemke here… Who do I admire? Thank you for asking. I’m going insider baseball/book publishing industry with this, which is only a short-list of all the women I’ve looked up to in my comics career thus far. If we get into artists, this is going to go on all day. Also, full and hopefully obvious disclosure:

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  • Labors of Love: A Review of Manga in America

    Labors of Love: A Review of Manga in America0

    Manga in America: Transnational Book Publishing and the Domestication of Japanese Comics Casey Brienza Bloomsbury January 2016

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  • IDW Dumps Diamond Books In Favour of Penguin Random House

    IDW Dumps Diamond Books In Favour of Penguin Random House0

    IDW announced a new, multi-year, North American sales and distribution deal with Penguin Random House, to take effect April of next year. PRH will distribute the publisher’s graphic novels and books in the North American bookstore market. In a press release, IDW CEO and Publishers, Ted Adams, said that motivation for the switch was “increas[ing] sales and tak[ing]

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  • The Killing Joke Is a Bad Joke that Just Won’t R.I.P

    The Killing Joke Is a Bad Joke that Just Won’t R.I.P4

    The animated adaptation of the comic The Killing Joke was officially released on July 25th. So far, only a few WWAC contributors have seen it and all declined to review it. Instead we got together to discuss adaptation’s controversial addition of a sexual relationship between Barbara Gordon and Bruce Wayne, and our thoughts on the

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  • Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: The Action Lab Conundrum

    Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: The Action Lab Conundrum3

    Middle school cookie dealers, hockey stick wielding magical girl vigilantes, princesses who don’t need saving, a space demon slaying comic retailer, and a time travelling chef who cooks prehistoric creatures. Action Lab is making comics you should be reading… so why aren’t you? The “Action Lab Conundrum,” as I call it, is one I’ve become

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