• NYCC: Escape the World

    NYCC: Escape the World0

    On the Friday of New York Comic Con (NYCC), as I descended into the depths of the Javits Center in search of Artist Alley, I had one thing on my mind: how could I balance having fun at this con with my justified worry about American politics? With that in mind, I toured Level 1,

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  • September’s Valiant Efforts: Your Everything Valiant Catch-Up

    September’s Valiant Efforts: Your Everything Valiant Catch-Up0

    Hello, my Valiant darlings—how are you this month? Oh? Well, I’m doing quite well; this past week I finished reading the entire ’90s Valiant universe up to Unity, the first and best crossover of the publisher’s original form. Frankly…probably the best superhero crossover of all time. Yeah, I said it. And their first run of

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  • Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape

    Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape0

    Seems like every time I sit down to write one of these, I gotta lead with people in positions of power in the comics industry using that power to punch down. We start the week off with Action Lab. Sorry, Action Lab Danger Zone, because the first thing that both bearers of the Action Lab name

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  • Wishing For More Out of the Badass Women of Sci-Fi Panel

    Wishing For More Out of the Badass Women of Sci-Fi Panel0

    Updated October 9, 10:00 PM EST. A previous version of the article misattributed the statement “I love Moana” to Cher Martinetti. On Friday afternoon at New York Comic Con, several science fiction actresses and female directors came together for Syfy Wire Fangrrls Presents: Badass Women of Sci-Fi. Moderated by Syfy Fangrrls creator and managing editor Cher

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  • Pacific Rim Uprising UnCancels the Apocalypse

    Pacific Rim Uprising UnCancels the Apocalypse0

    • October 6, 2017

    New York Comic Con finally gave us the first look at Pacific Rim: Uprising, and it looks brighter, louder, and larger than Guillermo del Toro’s iteration.

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  • A Comic Con For All Seasons, All Year Through

    A Comic Con For All Seasons, All Year Through1

    2015 was an interesting year for me. As I said to several people: the highs were really high but the lows were really low. It was around a year ago when I was wondering whether I’d made a mistake doing what I was doing; it was around a year ago when I found myself crying

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