• The Irresistible Promise of SBS’s New Supernatural Romance While You Were Sleeping

    The Irresistible Promise of SBS’s New Supernatural Romance While You Were Sleeping0

    While You Were Sleeping Oh Choong-hwan (director and writer), Park Hye-ryun (writer) Lee Jong-suk, Bae Suzy, Lee Sang-yeob, Ko Sung-hee, Jung Hae-in (cast) Released September 27, 2017 (VIKI international premiere) It’s said that the faces of people we see in our dreams aren’t products of our imagination, but real faces we’ve passed. Maybe we don’t remember

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  • Taproot is a Sublime, Succulent, Surprise of a Comic

    Taproot is a Sublime, Succulent, Surprise of a Comic0

    Taproot: A Story About a Gardener and a Ghost Keezy Young (Writer and Artist), AW’s Tom Napolitano (Letterer) Lion Forge Comics September 13, 2017 Taproot is an astoundingly beautiful book, I just have to start by saying that. It may sound hyperbolic but it’s the truth. With Taproot, Keezy Young has created something sweet, sombre, and

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  • Susan Wokoma Is the Best Part of Netflix’s Crazyhead

    Susan Wokoma Is the Best Part of Netflix’s Crazyhead0

    Crazyhead is a new British show that was released in October before making its way to Netflix in December. Raquel and Amy are in their early twenties and share two important things in common: 1) they can see humans who are possessed by demons and 2) they’ve been told they’re crazy because of it. The show begins with

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  • Love in the Laboratory: Gail Carriger’s Romancing the Inventor

    Love in the Laboratory: Gail Carriger’s Romancing the Inventor0

    Romancing the Inventor Supernatural Society #1 Gail Carriger November 1, 2016 Romancing the Inventor is the first book of the Supernatural Society, an LGBTQ+ focused novella series set in Gail Carriger’s Parasolverse. Note: A review copy was provided at no charge by the author. Imogene Hale is young(ish), more than averagely pretty, and so not interested

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  • A Texas Broad Reads Preacher in 2016

    A Texas Broad Reads Preacher in 20165

    This past March and April, I read Preacher for the first time, which feels like comics sacrilege in 2016. Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s seminal late 90s creation about a man from East Texas who is burdened with glorious purpose—or, more accurately, the spawn of an angel and a demon—is held up alongside The Watchmen

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  • Monstrous, Beautiful, and Bloody: Penny Dreadful #1

    Monstrous, Beautiful, and Bloody: Penny Dreadful #10

    Penny Dreadful #1 Krysty Wilson-Cairns (writer),  Louie De Matinis (illustrator), Simon Bowland (letterer), Lizzie Kaye (editor) Titan Comics May 11, 2016 (Note: This review and interview contains some spoilers for and is based on an advance copy of Penny Dreadful #1 from Titan Comics.) “Cheap sensational fiction.” That is how the original penny dreadful stories are

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