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June Staff Picks: Comics

High Crimes #7 Christoper Sebela (W) and Ibrahim Moustafa (A) Monkeybrain Comics Finally, this Eisner-nominated digital comic has a new issue!  The series revolves around two of my favorite things: Mount Everest and crime. What may sound like a ridiculous pitch becomes a taut thrilling story with fascinating characters in an environment just as likely…

Feature Image, public domain, Mark Trail's Adventure book of nature

Spring Reading 2014

Wonderful Wizard of Oz Eric Shanower and Skottie Young Marvel Comics After a long, cold winter filled with grey skies (like the grey plains of Kansas), nothing feels better than a road trip in warm weather. Dorothy and her friends have the ultimate on-the-road adventure in the land of Oz, and anyone is invited to…

Staff Picks for May — Movies

Don’t know what to watch in May? Don’t worry. We can help. Palo Alto! Those Coppola’s know how to spin a good yarn. This is the directorial debut from Gia Coppola (Sophia Coppola’s niece and Francis’ grand-daughter). The imagery looks ethereal/magical, and the storyline dives into teenagers dealing with sex, drugs, and violence. And because,…

Staff Picks for May — Books

Since You’ve Been Gone Morgan Matson Simon & Schuster, May 6th It’s about a girl named Emily who’s best friend, Sloane, has disappeared but not without leaving behind a list of things to do (like skinny dipping and apple picking at night). I’ve had the chance to read this book and it was so much…

Featured image banner: Sherwood, TX. 12GaugeComics, 2014

Staff Picks for May

Catie: This month, I’m most excited for yet another Image book: C.O.W.L. written by Kyle Higgins with art by Alec Siegel and Rod Reis. The story is all about a superhero labor union in ’60s Chicago, which promises me all the delicious politics that I love so much yet rarely see in my cape comics….

Featured image: D&D Chick Tract

I’ve Never…

Everyone’s got one. A famous book they haven’t read. A must-see movie they skipped over. WWAC staffers share their I’ve Nevers. What are yours? Lela I’ve never sat down with a group of friends and played an honest to goodness pen and paper RPG. The guys wouldn’t let me play when I was in high…

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