• To All The Cons We’ve Loved This Year

    To All The Cons We’ve Loved This Year0

    We all have different criteria for what makes a convention. Some people love the huge rush of large venues like SDCC. Some like quieter, smaller things. With 2018’s convention season having finally wound down, we figured it’d be a good idea to talk about which con each of us liked best, and why.

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  • A Fistful of Comics: Crowdfunding Roundup, November ’18

    A Fistful of Comics: Crowdfunding Roundup, November ’180

    When this posts, we in the U.S. will have just gone through the 2018 midterm elections and things will either be looking brighter or, well, not. Regardless of the results, it’s been a deeply exhausting month, season, and year, and if you’re like me you’ll definitely be needing some escapism. That said, there will always

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  • That Box We Sit On Review

    That Box We Sit On Review0

    That Box We Sit On Richie Pope (Art &Words) I came across Richie Pope’s Ignatz-winning comic That Box We Sit On while I was moseying through the Comics Twitterverse. A story about two black kids hanging out, sitting on the same box my siblings and I would sit on when we didn’t want to play,

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  • Con Diaries: Small Press Expo 2018

    Con Diaries: Small Press Expo 20180

    As corny as it sounds, SPX feels more like a community than a convention. Held on September 15 to 16 in Bethesda, Maryland, Small Press Expo is, as the name implies, dedicated to independent and self-published comic books and zines. SPX feels like a unique con experience as soon as you enter the exhibit hall,

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  • Small Press Bites: SPX Edition

    Small Press Bites: SPX Edition0

    Small Press Expo might have been last month, but that doesn’t mean the books our writers picked up won’t be just as good this month! Kayleigh, Rebecca, and Kat highlight some of their purchases from the convention — maybe you’ll find a zine or two for yourself, too! God Dammit Kyle MacLachlan Maureen Sullivan (Editor

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  • Previously, On Comics: Festivals, Fashion, and Phoenix

    Previously, On Comics: Festivals, Fashion, and Phoenix0

    As the first day of autumn approached this week, the comics world planned multiple comic cons, engaged in fashion discussion, and announced the return of a beloved X-Men character from a time long past. When you’re thinking of this week, don’t forget the Ignatz Awards, which focus on small press publication and include nine categories

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