• Review: Ghosts by Raina Teglemeier

    Review: Ghosts by Raina Teglemeier0

    Ghosts Raina Telgemeier (Writer, Artist), Braden Lamb (Colors) Scholastic Graphix September 2016

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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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  • Interview with Matt Ruff, Author of Lovecraft Country

    Interview with Matt Ruff, Author of Lovecraft Country0

    • April 28, 2016

    Let’s time warp back to 2007. It’s a rainy day in Ann Arbor, Michigan and I just ducked inside the downtown Borders. I work at a library and rarely buy books, but I leaf through the new arrivals all the same. None of them hold my attention for long, and I consider giving up and

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  • Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!

    Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!1

    Last Wednesday in Seattle, Image Comics held the 6th Image Expo, an all-day event for creators to meet with press, retailers and fans. But it’s not your typical convention: there are no vendors and panels focus primarily on discussing upcoming releases with writers, artists and other team members. The convention began with publisher Eric Stephenson’s inspiring

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  • Comics’ Infinite Scroll: To The Rim and Beyond

    Comics’ Infinite Scroll: To The Rim and Beyond0

    The launch of Stela, a new comics app which publishes titles optimized for the downward scrolling function of smartphones, has kicked up some talk about Scott McCloud’s Reinventing Comics. Published in 2000 as a sequel to Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics considers the kinds of innovations that McCloud believed would advance the medium. He paid particular attention to

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  • Interview: The Creators of The Other Side: A Queer Paranormal Romance Anthology

    Interview: The Creators of The Other Side: A Queer Paranormal Romance Anthology0

    After years of avoiding movie nights that involved boy-meets-girl comedies and adamantly complaining that I am anti-romance, it’s time to come clean: I don’t hate love. I’ve just never been interested in hetereo love stories. Whenever a friend raised the terrible idea of watching some movie with Hugh Grant in it, I always offered my preferred

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