• Reinventing Arthurian Myths in Sword of Ages: An Interview with Gabriel Rodriguez

    Reinventing Arthurian Myths in Sword of Ages: An Interview with Gabriel Rodriguez0

    On a faraway world, Avalon, a young warrior, sets out to fulfil her destiny. Unbeknownst to her, there are dangers aplenty on her planet. Warring factions vie for power, ruthless in their efforts to gain control. Avalon knows little about her parents or where she is from. She was raised by tigers and trained by

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  • A Texas Broad Reads Preacher in 2016

    A Texas Broad Reads Preacher in 20165

    This past March and April, I read Preacher for the first time, which feels like comics sacrilege in 2016. Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s seminal late 90s creation about a man from East Texas who is burdened with glorious purpose—or, more accurately, the spawn of an angel and a demon—is held up alongside The Watchmen

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  • Gozer in Ghosbusters: Call Me Marshmallow Woman

    Gozer in Ghosbusters: Call Me Marshmallow Woman0

    Marshmallow Man is a woman. Granted, “Marshmallow Woman” doesn’t roll off the tongue with the same alliterative satisfaction as “Marshmallow Man.” It’s tough to pronounce two W’s in a row like that, not to mention adding an entire extra syllable. But, it’s the more accurate of the two. Accuracy versus a lulling literary device is

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  • Short & Sweet: TCAF 2016 Edition

    Short & Sweet: TCAF 2016 Edition0

    Angel and I had a blast at this year’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF); a free festival for the public where they can check out cool indie comics, creators and panels. I wrote about my experience of the festival which you can read here. We grabbed a ton of comics but couldn’t review our entire haul due to

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  • Carve Your Name in the Rockface: Arielle Soutar’s Art of Lettering

    Carve Your Name in the Rockface: Arielle Soutar’s Art of Lettering0

    When I spoke to Zach Clemente about his Mountain cycle comics, he had plenty to say about his steady collaborator, Arielle Soutar. Clemente and Soutar have collaborated with a different cartoonist on each book, but she has provided the typography and logo work for all ClementeWorks scripts. And they’ve known each other since school! I wanted to

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  • Kate and Gin’s ’90s Nostalgia Roadtrip: Xena #1

    Kate and Gin’s ’90s Nostalgia Roadtrip: Xena #10

    Xena: Warrior Princess #1 Genevieve Valentine (writer), Ariel Medel (artist), Nanjan Jamberi (colorist), Rob Steen (letterer), Jenny Frison (cover artist) Dynamite April 13, 2016

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