• Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 gives the Middle Finger to Misogyny and Transphobia

    Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 gives the Middle Finger to Misogyny and Transphobia0

    XTC69 Jessica campbell Koyama Press May 2018 Sometimes, when I feel buried under a flood of stress both in my personal life and from the general state of the world, I want to consume media that just makes me feel joy. I need to smile and laugh, to step out from under the weight of

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  • Sisco #1: You’re in the Danger Zone

    Sisco #1: You’re in the Danger Zone0

    Sisco #1 Thomas Legrain (artist), Benec (writer), Peng Weng and Studio 9 (colorist) Europe Comics June 2017 In an era when comics are becoming more diverse and the stories told more creative, I find it fascinating how some cling ever tighter to the same stories of the past. With Sisco, I hoped for something new. Instead, I

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  • Hipster Manga: Angel Heart

    Hipster Manga: Angel Heart0

    Although it’s only half the name of the series, “heart” is literally at the center of the long-running manga Angel Heart by Tsukasa Hojo. (Literally-literally, not figuratively-literally.) It’s both a story of a transplanted heart and the code name of a young assassin aptly named Glass Heart. After a particularly gut-wrenching kill, Glass Heart decides

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