• [Patreon Exclusive] The Marvel Girl Next Door by Kayleigh Hearn

    [Patreon Exclusive] The Marvel Girl Next Door by Kayleigh Hearn0

    Our monthly Patron-exclusive essay series continues. You can read all of these incredible analyses for as little as a dollar a month on our Patreon. There are remarkable green dresses that linger in our pop culture memory. Scarlett O’Hara draped in mountains of velvet. Jennifer Lopez wearing Versace, her neckline plunging perilously low. Kiera Knightly in

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  • Doctor Aphra #1: May the Curse Be with You

    Doctor Aphra #1: May the Curse Be with You0

    I’ve said it many times: Star Wars is a franchise that really excels when it focuses on stories and worldbuilding that’s not directly related to the Skywalker Saga, and when it uses mediums other than feature length movies to do it. This has been true of the television shows (like The Mandalorian and Rebels), the

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  • New Mutants #10: Welcome to the Nightmare Zone

    New Mutants #10: Welcome to the Nightmare Zone0

    It’s been a long few months since New Mutants #9, but as the comics industry is waking back up after a forced slumber, the New Mutants find themselves dragged down into a waking nightmare. In an issue rich with lurid visuals, Ed Brisson, Flaviano, Carlos Lopez, and Travis Lanham bring the New Mutants back to

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  • Lockjaw Volume 1 is “D” for Delightful

    Lockjaw Volume 1 is “D” for Delightful0

    Lockjaw Volume 1: Who’s a Good Boy? has everything from the Savage Land to Spider-Ham to horse racing to space hamsters. And of course, our favourite slobbering doggo. What’s not to love about a giant teleporting bulldog who just wants to save his littermates from evil and will drag around a washed-up superhero to do

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  • The Amazing Mary Jane #6: Thoroughly Modern Mary Jane

    The Amazing Mary Jane #6: Thoroughly Modern Mary Jane0

    Remember when, all of a sudden, Mary Jane Watson was showing up on every random Marvel comic cover, without it meaning anything about the book inside? Remember how weird that was, and sort of creepy, like, “Look, a babe. For no reason!”? Well it turns out that was a marketing campaign, for Mary Jane’s solo

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  • Marvels Snapshots Fantastic Four #1: It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

    Marvels Snapshots Fantastic Four #1: It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To1

    Marvels Snapshots #1 is the first issue in a new anthology series curated by Kurt Busiek in the style of the 1994 hit series Marvels, featuring tales from the Marvel universe told through the eyes of ordinary people. In the case of its first Fantastic Four issue — and second issue total — that story

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