• Con Diary: Emerald City Comicon Day 30

    I was taken to my very first con in 2011 by my unapologetically geeky, big sister. Back then, Emerald City Comic Con’s exhibition floor spanned only half of the fourth floor’s ballrooms. In 2014, the entire Washington State Convention Centre is home to the northwest coast’s premiere comic book and pop culture convention.  With so

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  • NSFW: Let’s Talk About Sex (Criminals)

    NSFW: Let’s Talk About Sex (Criminals)1

    • February 7, 2014

    Based on the title, you probably won’t be surprised to read that Image’s Sex Criminals, by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, is a comic about sex. And crime. Or rather, social transgression: because the essence of a crime is that it goes against the mores of society, whether reasonable or otherwise. As for the sex

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  • News & Things: Happy Boxing Day!

    News & Things: Happy Boxing Day!0

    • December 26, 2013

    Welcome back to News & Things! It’s a slow news day, as a lot of people are still digging into their Yule Logs, but we still have some tasty news bites for you! News Superman’s Resurgence Dashes Hopes for Shazam Movie Hoping to see Billy Batson’s Captain Marvel on the big screen? Unfortunately it may

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  • Short and Sweet (or Sour): Sex Criminals Caught by Rocket Girls in Color?1

    Steampunk ghost hunters and and dead mutants and sex criminals, oh my! It’s that time again. What time? Short and Sweet (or Sour) time! Boston Metaphysical Society #2 Madeleine Holly-Rosing, Emily Hu, Gloria Caeli, Fahriza Kamaputra, Troy Peteri, Alti Firmansyah Back in the day, I attended Boston Comic Con 2013 and had the opportunity to

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  • News & Things: Mad Science Throwdown0

    • November 14, 2013

    Welcome back to News & Things! Tonight we have the Young Avengers season finale, Rachel Maddow on March, Princess Bubblegum vs. Frankenstein, and more! Read of the Week The Dissolve talks about what Marvel’s shared universe means for movies: “But the longer the MCU continues, the more I’m struck by the sameness of all the

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  • Nipple Care Tips for Matt Fraction, and also Sex Criminals0

    • October 4, 2013

    Last Wednesday night I went to a sex club and watched Matt Fraction have his nipple pierced. He fainted. The heat, he says. The club was packed to the rafters with bodies, so I believe it. The piercing was in honour of his new ongoing series, Sex Criminals. With Fraction writing, and the notorious Chip

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