• DC PUBWATCH: SDCC and July Edition

    DC PUBWATCH: SDCC and July Edition0

    I spent last weekend in San Diego, attending as many DC-relevant panels as I could to gather information for you, dear readers. I was also invited to attend the DC Press Breakfasts, one of which turned into a cult initiation, but they gave me a snazzy robe, so all hail Tom King!

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  • The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions

    The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions1

    If you’re going to read a comic co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick and edited by Sana Amanat, you probably want them all to be pretending to adapt a novel written by a fictional character from a television show. Right? Isn’t that what people want? That’s what happened in 2011, when Marvel

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  • Deconstructing Pretty Deadly: Sissy, the Vulture

    Deconstructing Pretty Deadly: Sissy, the Vulture0

    I’m the type of person who likes to analyze the things I love. One of those things is Pretty Deadly written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, drawn by Emma Rios, colored by Jordie Bellaire, and lettered by Clayton Cowles. It is probably one of my favorite comics ever (and I have the tattoo to prove it)!

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  • News & Things: Who Watches The Watcher…Or Whatever1

    • April 4, 2014

    News Marvel’s “Original Sin” Teasers Ask The Big Questions Marvel’s latest event, Original Sin, deals with the death of the Marvel U’s resident creeper/giant weird baby person, The Watcher (just kiddin’, love ya, Big U!) and its subsequent fallout. This event’s been getting a crazy amount of hype and actually looks to be pretty interesting — click

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  • Awesome Awards: Winners!2

    • January 14, 2014

    Voting has concluded and the results are in–here are your winners . Remember, the 2013 Awesome Awards were nominated  and voted by you. And you guys have good taste. Cartoonist — Noelle Stevenson Creator of Nimona and the upcoming Lumberjanes, you can find some of her other comics here.

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  • News & Things: A Space Odyssey

    News & Things: A Space Odyssey0

    • January 10, 2014

    Read of the Week The Dissolve’s Noel Murray examines Jack Kirby’s 1976 adaptation of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, a comic where “two sorts of genius collided:” “There’s a stream-of-consciousness quality to Kirby’s storytelling. This is a man who once created an entire comics series for DC—one of his best, Kamandi: The Last Boy On

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