Tag: News & Things

News & Things: New newsies!

Welcome back to News & Things. I’m happy to welcome aboard Leslie and Kayleigh, who’ll be packing our weekly news grabbag, and reporting on geek news. I hope you’ll enjoy their random link selection, as much as you have mine. –Megan Purdy

News & Things: Clever title need not apply

Megan Purdy I’m not sure how to do a news update this week–the gutting of LucasArts and the passing of Roger Ebert (two thumbs down, cancer) obviously overshadow everything else. Instead I’ll just share an Indiegogo campaign, and a few choice reads I’ve collected over the past week. Kickstarter Indiegogo of the Week Caravan of…

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Megan Purdy Guys, just a reminder that the Gender Through Comics MOOC starts next week. Liz and I will be taking the course, and from time to time, I’ll be chatting about it here. I’d love it if you would join me in these discussions. Course materials are available on Comixology here. How cool is…

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No Kickstarter pick this week. But this bit of news got me excited: ‘Watchmen,’ ‘Walking Dead’ and ’30 Days of Night’ Creators Help Launch Black Mask Comics, Borys Kit (Hollywood Reporter): “Part of the slate has an activist and political component, with proceeds going to certain causes. The company wants to bring back activism to…

News & Things: Extra extra!

Megan Purdy Late news roundup is late. I’m compensating with a double dose of geek goodness. Well, at least I think so. Awesome Kickstarter of the Week! Memory, by Jeremy Baum: An anthology of (weird and/or interesting) comics based on the theme of human memory and featuring the work of over 40 independent artists from…

News & Things: The science of Batman

Megan Purdy Awesome Kickstarter Indiegogo of the Week! The Batman Chronicles is an original, live action, web series, produced by fans, not DC Comics. A young Batman battles the Red Hood Gang and meets his forever lover nemesis. You’ve got 27 days left to contribute, if the trailer and pitch tickle your fancy. Cool Thing…

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Megan Purdy Awesome Kickstarter of the Week Earthward, by Bryan Q. Miller. Earthward is “an all-ages graphic novel that celebrates adventure, exploration and family — in space, no less (Robot 6).” Sounds good to me. It launches this Friday. News Marvel’s teaser revealed to be relaunched X-Men title with female cast, Jill Pantozzi (Mary-Sue): So…

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Megan Purdy For those who celebrated holidays, I hope it was lovely and cookie-filled. For those who didn’t, I hope your break was lovely and cookie filled. I’ve got lots of links for you today, but first off, did you hear that… A graphic work has been named as the winner of the biography section…

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Megan Purdy Welcome to WWAC’s inaugural linkspam. Once a week, we’ll be rounding up a handful of cool and/or interesting conversations and projects for you to check out. There are ten days left in this kickass graphic journalism Kickstarter on Human Trafficking in Nepal, by Dan Archer. Link, donate, mark your calendar. The Mary-Sue has…

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