• Comics Has An Abuse Problem: Taneka Stotts Opens Up About Her Assault At SDCC

    Comics Has An Abuse Problem: Taneka Stotts Opens Up About Her Assault At SDCC3

    Comics has long been an industry rife with abuse, exploitation, and seriously problematic behavior from creators and publishers alike. But despite the apparently inevitable, many of us strive to make the space better, to excommunicate those who harm others, and to create authentic work that speaks to our lived experience whilst navigating the often racist,

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  • CB Cebulski’s Asian Mask: Why the Anger?

    CB Cebulski’s Asian Mask: Why the Anger?9

    UPDATE: The Dark Horse statement below has been updated to the correct version. In 2004 a white man named CB Cebulski pretended to be a Japanese one named Akira Yoshida. “Yoshida” wrote comics for Marvel while Cebulski worked as an Editor at Marvel. Cebulski was recently instated as Editor in Chief at Marvel, and with

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  • Mudbound: A Gorgeously Shot Drama About Southern Racism

    Mudbound: A Gorgeously Shot Drama About Southern Racism0

    Mudbound Dee Rees (director), Rachel Morrison (cinematographer), Mako Kamitsuna (editor) Adapted from the Hillary Jordan novel by Dee Rees and Virgil Williams Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige (cast) January 21, 2017 (Sundance), September 10, 2017 (TIFF), November 17, 2017 (USA) Mudbound is a raw, historical family drama with a

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  • Angel City: Starlets and Crime

    Angel City: Starlets and Crime0

    Angel City Janet Harvey (writer), Megan Levens (illustrator), Nick Filardi (colorist), Crank! (letterer) Oni Press October 2016-March 2017, collected August 2017 The studio-era Hollywood noir thriller mystery is a very entrenched, narrow genre. Noir as an American prose and film genre originated in that time and place with books like Double Indemnity and its film remake.

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  • Sparks and Tarts: F*** you, romance is awesome

    Sparks and Tarts: F*** you, romance is awesome2

    I am a reader, and I am happy that there are so many of us out there. I am totally part of the You Do You category of reading, where I expect you to like what you like and leave the rest for the ones who like it. I know that there are people who

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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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