• Sword of Ages #4: Blood, Sweat, and Tears

    Sword of Ages #4: Blood, Sweat, and Tears0

    Sword of Ages #4 Gabriel Rodriguez (Writer and Artist), Lovern Kindzierski (Colours), Robbie Robbins (Letters) IDW Publishing 30 May 2018 Boss Ourgon stands on the edge of victory. He has defeated his arch rival, the benevolent and powerful White Monk ruler Lord Huss, as well as Huss’ son, Calen. But, before Ourgon can take control

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  • The Intimate Lives of Monsters: Wayward Sisters

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    Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women Allison O’Toole and M. Blankier (editors) February 2018 Most women already know how it feels to be made monstrous. If we can tell what most frightens a society from what form its monsters take and what they threaten, the very ideas governing what societies and people will be

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  • Kong: Gods of Skull Island Doesn’t Roar

    Kong: Gods of Skull Island Doesn’t Roar0

    KONG: GODS OF SKULL ISLAND Phillip Kennedy Johnson (writer), Chad Lewis (artist), Dee Cunniffe (colorist), Ed Dukeshire (letterer) Boom! Studios October 18, 2017 On a whim, I went and saw Kong: Skull Island in theaters. It was a warm day, and theaters have air conditioning. I liked it. It was big and loud. It presented the titular

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  • My Favorite Thing is Monsters Examines the Beast Within

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    My Favorite Thing is Monsters vol. 1 Emil Ferris (Writer and Artist) Fantagraphics February 17, 2017 In elementary school, I was enchanted by a library book about monsters. Its dust cover lost to the ages (or ripped apart by another anonymous, sticky-fingered child), I remember it as a black hardcover book, mysterious and untitled, full

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  • Ghouls Rule in Wayward Sisters: Interview with Editor Allison O’Toole

    Ghouls Rule in Wayward Sisters: Interview with Editor Allison O’Toole0

    When you think of monsters, who do you see? Bela Lugosi’s Dracula? Godzilla? The cute gill man from The Shape of Water? Monster stories are typically dominated by men, but a new comic anthology intends to change that. Wayward Sisters, currently running on Kickstarter, is a new collection of stories about female monsters, all made

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  • Kaijumax Season 3: Marvelously Melancholy Monsters

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    Kaijumax Season 3 #1 Zander Cannon (Writer & Artist) Oni Press July 12, 2017 An advanced review copy was provided by the publisher I picked up the first trade of Zander Cannon’s Kaijumax series on a quiet afternoon when I was working in London’s Orbital Comics. The book quickly became a firm favourite of mine

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