• 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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  • 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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