• Stephanie Phillips’ NWHL Comic is Kicking Ice and Taking Names

    Stephanie Phillips’ NWHL Comic is Kicking Ice and Taking Names0

    Hockey, in particular, the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), is very near and dear to writer Stephanie Phillips heart, and Kicking Ice shows it. The all-ages graphic novel about two young female hockey players who dream of being drafted is like a love letter to the NWHL. Since its in inception in October 2015, the

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  • How Yuri!!! On Ice Reawakened Figure Skating Fandom In Us

    How Yuri!!! On Ice Reawakened Figure Skating Fandom In Us0

    Yuri!!! On Ice is a surprise hit not only for its creators, but for its fans, both actual figure skaters and figure skating fans alike. Elite figure skaters have been showing their YOI love by taking to Twitter. For three ’90s figure skating fans, YOI triggered a lot of nostalgic and new love for the

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  • Relationships on Ice: A Look at the Unexpected Tropes in Yuri!!! On ICE

    Relationships on Ice: A Look at the Unexpected Tropes in Yuri!!! On ICE0

    Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past few years—and given the state of the world, I can’t fault you for the impulse—you’ve probably noticed the predominance of sports series in the anime and manga world. And if you’ve been paying attention to the genre recently, you might have heard of a little

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