• Superpose’s Heavy Light: How to Make A World Out of Neon

    Superpose’s Heavy Light: How to Make A World Out of Neon0

    Over the past couple years, neon has come into some serious vogue. Posters around town flash fierce magentas upon cyborg-seeking cops, gritty mystery teens, women wrestlers. From Riverdale ads, cobalt rim-lights hit figures leaning over a diner table. Just now, a city bus passing me billed two different movies in hyper-chromatic light.

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  • The Devil Within #1: Suitably Scary but Stilted

    The Devil Within #1: Suitably Scary but Stilted0

    The Devil Within #1 Stephanie Phillips (Writer), Maan House (Artist), Dee Cunniffe (Colours) Black Mask 10 October, 2018 Newly-engaged couple Sam and Michelle have just moved into an old property in Cebu, Philippines. They should be unpacking, but decide to go out on the town instead. Returning home late into the night, a very drunk

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  • Previously in Comics: An Ever-Expanding Universe

    Previously in Comics: An Ever-Expanding Universe0

    • News
    • October 29, 2018

    Good morning. After a mostly quiet early week, the comics world punched things into overdrive over the weekend.

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  • You Yourself Are an Obsolete Computer: Reading Carta Monir

    You Yourself Are an Obsolete Computer: Reading Carta Monir0

    “Virtual intimacies were failures before the fact. If you had to get online to get it, it couldn’t be the real thing. But what is the real thing, what is real intimacy?” —Shaka McGlotten Before it spirals out into freaky chatroom horror, Carta Monir’s Secure Connect takes the familiar and comforting form of a memoir

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  • Kim Reaper: Vampire Island #1 Review

    Kim Reaper: Vampire Island #1 Review0

    Kim Reaper: Vampire Island #1 Sarah Graley (writer, artist, colorist), Crank! (letterer) Oni Press September 5, 2018 Kim Reaper: Vampire Island follows up last year’s original volume with more of Sarah Graley’s distinctive cuteness and drama. (I interviewed Graley about the first volume here.) After getting herself in trouble with her grim reaper bosses in

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  • Con Diaries: Flame Con 2018

    Con Diaries: Flame Con 20180

    Flame Con has leveled up in its fourth year, moving to a bigger venue in Times Square from Brooklyn. The new digs provided a bigger artist alley and more space for even more queer fans, panels, and stage shows. It’s an all-ages con, and is free for the youth to attend on Sunday, so while

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